Franz Schreker: Der ferne Klang

  • Opera in 3 acts (1903-1910)
  • 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - timp(2), perc(3), glock, hp(2), cel, str - behind the scene: Venetian music (fl, cl, 2 hn, timp, tamb, hp, 3 mand, 2 guit, str.quin), on the stage: Gipsy music (cl, cimb, str.quin), behind the scene: pno
  • Duration: 140’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute (+picc)
    3rd flute (+picc)
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    3rd oboe (+c.a)
    1st clarinet in A (+cl(Bb))
    2nd clarinet in A (+cl(Bb))
    bass clarinet in Bb (+cl(Eb))
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    contrabassoon
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F
    1st trumpet in C
    2nd trumpet in C
    3rd trumpet in C (+bass tpt)
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    bass tuba (+cb.tuba)
    timpani
    1st percussion
    2nd percussion
    3rd percussion
    glockenspiel
    1st harp
    2nd harp
    celesta
    violin I
    violin II
    viola
    violoncello
    contrabass
    venetian music (cont.aind the scene): flute
    clarinet in A (+cl(Bb))
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    timpani
    tambourine
    harp
    1st mandolin
    2nd mandolin
    3rd mandolin
    1st guitar
    2nd guitar
    1st violin
    2nd violin
    viola
    violoncello
    contrabass
    gypsy music (on the stage): clarinet in D (+cl(Eb))
    cimbalom
    1st violin
    2nd violin
    viola
    violoncello
    contrabass
    piano (cont.aind the scene)
  • Choir: SATB
  • Roles: Der alte Graumann, bass Seine Frau, mezzo-soprano Grete, soprano Fritz, tenor Der Wirt, bass Ein Schmierenschauspieler, baritone Dr. Vigelius, high bass Ein altes Weib, mezzo-soprano or high alto Greta, soprano Mizi, soprano Milli, mezzo-soprano Mary soprano Eine Spanierin, alto Der Graf, baritone Der Baron, bass Der Chevalier, tenor Rudolf, high bass or baritone Erster Chorist, tenor Zweiter Chorist, bass Die Kellnerin, mezzo-soprano Ein zweifelhaftes Individuum, tenor Ein Polizeimann, bass Ein Diener, speaking part Gäste / Kellner / Kellnerinnen / Gesinde des Gasthauses / Mädchen / Tänzerinnen aller Nationen / Männer und Frauen, zum Teil maskiert / Theaterpersonal / Theaterbesucher / Wagenausrufer
  • Composer: Franz Schreker
  • Librettist: Franz Schreker
  • Piano reduction: Alban BergFerdinand Rebay
  • Dedication: Herrn k.k. Hofopernkapellmeister Bruno Walter in Dankbarkeit zugeeignet.
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Franz Schreker: Der ferne Klang  | UE3100

Opera in 3 Acts

  • Edition type: libretto
  • Languages: German
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-6158-4
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-06882-9
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