Gesualdo

Opera in 7 tableaus, a prologue and an epilogue

Alfred Schnittke

Year

1993


Duration

100'


Instrumentation

solo voices, chorus - 3(II=afl,III=picc).3(III=corA).3(II=Ebcl,III=bcl).3(III=dbn)- 4.4.3.1 - timp-5perc-mand-gtr-theorbo-hrp-cel-pft(=hpsd)-org - strgs


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Richard Bletschacher (in German)


Premiere

Vienna, Staatsoper, 26 May 1995: Orchestra of the Staatsoper Wien, Mstislav Rostropovich (cond.) / Cesare Lievi, staging


Publisher

Internationale Musikverlage Hans Sikorski


Source

composer catalog (Sikorski); Boosey & Hawkes website;