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.


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General Information

Work Title Arabella
Alternative Title Lyrische komödie in drei aufzügen
Composer Strauss, Richard
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.79 ; TrV 263
Movements/Sections 3 Acts
Year/Date of Composition 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 Duration 2 hours 30 minutes (150 minutes)
Composer Time 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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