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Wolfgang Rihm: Jakob Lenz

  • Chamber opera (1977-1978)
  • soli and chamber ensemble
  • 0 2 1 1 - 0 1 1 0 - perc(1), hpsd, vc(3)
  • Duration: 75’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe (+c.a)
    clarinet in Bb (+bass cl(Bb))
    bassoon (+cbsn)
    trumpet in C
    percussion (1): tubular bells, woodblock, 3 suspended cymbals, large tam-tam, bright sounding anvil, whip, snare drum, bongo, medium tom-tom, bass drum
    1st violoncello
    2nd violoncello
    3rd violoncello
  • Roles: Lenz, baritone Oberlin, bass Kaufmann, tenor 6 voices: 2 sopranos, 2 altos, 2 basses 2 or 4 children
  • Composer: Wolfgang Rihm
  • Librettist: Michael Fröhling
  • Writer of pre-existing text: Georg Büchner
  • Table of contents:
    Jakob Lenz für Soli und Kammerensemble
  • Dedication: dem Andenken meines verehrten Lehrers Eugen Werner Velte (1923–1984)
  • Commission: komponiert im Auftrag der Hamburgischen Staatsoper
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Wolfgang Rihm: Jakob Lenz for soli and chamber ensemble | UE36508

Chamber Opera No. 2

  • Edition type: study score
  • Series: Neue Studienpartituren-Reihe
  • Languages: German
  • Format: 17.0 × 24.0 cm
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-7297-9
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-08627-4
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