Wolfgang Rihm: 5. Abgesangsszene

  • for mezzo-soprano, baritone and orchestra
  • 2nd version
  • 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 2 1 - timp, perc(2), str(14 12 10 8 6)
  • Duration: 18’
  • Soloists:
    mezzo-soprano, baritone
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute
    3rd flute
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    3rd oboe
    1st clarinet in Bb
    2nd clarinet in Bb
    bass clarinet in Bb
    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
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    tuba
    timpani
    percussion (2 players: 3 suspended cymbals (high-middle-low), 3 tam-tams (high-middle-low))
    violin I(14)
    violin II(12)
    viola(10)
    violoncello(8)
    contrabass(6)
  • Composer: Wolfgang Rihm
  • Text author: Friedrich Nietzsche

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World première

Location:
Berlin (DE)
Date:
18.09.1983
Orchestra:
Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin
Conductor:
Hans Zender
Main soloists:
Marjana Lipovšek, MezzoS, Richard Salter, Bar

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