Arabella, Op.79 (Strauss, Richard)

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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Verlag Dr. Richard Strauss, 1933.
Reissue - Berlin: Adolphe Fürstner, 1933. Plate A. 8250 F.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi .
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Work Title Arabella
Alternative. Title Lyrische komödie in drei aufzügen
Name Translations アラベラ; Арабелла; 아라벨라; 阿卡贝拉; 阿拉貝拉; 阿拉贝拉
Name Aliases Arabela
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 198525642; GND: 300156278; BNF: 139199120
Composer Strauss, Richard
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.79 ; TrV 263
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRS 4
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 Acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1930-32
First Performance. 1933-07-01 in Dresden: Semperoper
Clemens Krauss (conductor)
First Publication. 1933
Librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874–1929)
Language German
Dedication Alfred Reucher & Fritz Busch
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2 hours 30 minutes (150 minutes)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices, Chorus and Orchestra
Count Waldner, father of Arabella and Zdenka, a retired cavalry officer: (bass)
Adelaide, mother of Arabella and Zdenka, Waldner's wife: (mezzo-soprano)
Arabella, daughter of Count Waldner: (soprano)
Zdenka, Arabella's younger sister: (soprano)
Mandryka, a Croatian landowner: (baritone)
Matteo, a young officer: (tenor)
Count Elemer, one of Arabella's suitors: (tenor)
Count Dominik, one of Arabella's suitors: (baritone)
Count Lamoral, one of Arabella's suitors: (bass)
The Fiakermilli, belle of the Coachmen's Ball: (colorarura soprano)
A fortune-teller: (soprano)
3 Players: (basses)
Welko: (spoken)
Djura: (spoken)
Jankel: (spoken)
Mandryka's servants: (spoken)
Hotel porter: (spoken)
Arabella's companion: (silent)
A doctor: (silent)
A Groom: (silent)
A waiter: (silent)
A chaperone: (silent)
Chorus (SATB)
Cabmen, ball guests, hotel guests, waiters
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, english horn, clarinet (C), 2 clarinets (B, A)
bass clarinet (B, A), 3 bassoons (3rd also contrabassoon)
4 horns (F, E, E, D, B, A), 3 trumpets (E, E, D, C, B), 3 trombones, bass tuba
Timpani, harp, strings (16,14,10,10,8)
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