King Roger, Op.46 (Szymanowski, Karol)



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Arranger Arthur Willner (1881-1959)
Language Polish / German
Translator Rudolf Stephan Hoffmann (1878-1931), German text
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1925. Plate U.E. 7750.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Chant de Roxane

For Violin and Piano (Kochanski)

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Arranger Paul Kochanski (1887-1934)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1926. Plate U.E. 8694.
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General Information

Work Title King Roger
Alternative. Title Król Roger
Composer Szymanowski, Karol
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.46
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IKS 59
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1918-1924
First Performance. 1926/06/29 at the Warsaw Opera, Emil MÅ‚ynarski, conductor
First Publication. 1925
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Librettist Composer and Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz (1894-1980)
Language Polish
Dedication Dorothy Jordan Robinson
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation voices, chorus, children's chorus, orchestra
Roger II, King of Sicily (baritone)
Roxana, his wife (soprano)
Edrisi, an Arab scholar (tenor)
Shepherd (tenor)
Archbishop (bass)
Deaconess (contralto)

Mixed chorus and children's chorus

Priests, monks, nuns, acolytes, courtiers, guards, eunuchs, Shepherd's disciples


3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 3 oboes (3rd also English horn)
3 clarinets (3rd also piccolo clarinet), bass clarinet
3 bassoons (3rd also contrabassoon)
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, xylophone, glockenspiel, triangle, cymbals
tambourine, tam-tam, snare drum, bass drum
piano, celesta, organ, 2 harps, strings

Onstage Instruments

4 trumpets, tam-tam
External Links Szymanowski site
Wikipedia article
Page at Universal Edition (includes perusal full score)

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The full score was not published until 1973 (in the PWM critical edition, co-published with UE).