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Walter Braunfels: The Birds

  • Ein lyrisch-phantastisches Spiel in 2 Aufzügen (1913-1919)
  • 3 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 1 - timp, perc(2), hp(2), cel, str; flute behind the scene
  • Duration: 120’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute
    3rd flute
    cor anglais
    1st clarinet in A
    2nd clarinet in A
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    1st horn in E
    2nd horn in E
    3rd horn in E
    4th horn in E
    1st trumpet in Bb
    2nd trumpet in Bb
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    1st harp
    2nd harp
    violin I
    violin II
    flute cont.aind the scene
  • Choir: SATB
  • Roles: Hoffegut und Ratefreund, Bürger einer großen Stadt, tenor and high bass Stimme des Zeus, baritone Prometheus, baritone Wiedhopf, einstens ein Mensch, nun König der Vögel, baritone Nachtigall, high soprano Zaunschlüpfer, soprano Adler, bass Rabe, bass Flamingo, tenor 1. Drossel, low soprano 2. Drossel, soprano 3 Schwalben und 2 Meisen, sopranos 4 Wendehälse, tenors 2 Kibitze, basses ballet
  • Composer: Walter Braunfels
  • Writer of pre-existing text: Aristophanes
  • Text source: after Aristophanes
  • Text adapter: Walter Braunfels
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Walter Braunfels: The Birds - op. 30 | UE6420

A lyrical fantastic Play in two acts after Aristophanes op. 30

  • Edition type: piano reduction
  • Languages: German
  • Format: 22.5 × 30.5 cm
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-3321-5
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-07861-3
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