Die ägyptische Helena, Op.75 (Strauss, Richard)

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 Act I (CA)
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Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1928. Plate A. 9029 F.


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Misc. Notes:

600 dpi


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General Information

Work Title Die ägyptische Helena
Alternative Title
Composer Strauss, Richard
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.75 ; TrV 255
Movements/Sections 2 acts
Year/Date of Composition 1927
First Performance 1928
First Publication 1928-06-06 in Dresden, Semperoper
Cast, Chorus, Orchestra, Fritz Busch (conductor)
Librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874–1929)
Language German
Dedication Heinz Tietjen
Average Duration 2 hours 10 minutes
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Solo voices, Mixed chorus, and Orchestra:
4 flutes (3rd and 4th also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn,
3 clarinets, bass clarinet, 3 bassoons (3rd also contrabassoon),
6 horns, 6 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba,
timpani, bass drum, tamtam, snare drum, cymbals, glockenspiel, celesta, 2 harps, organ, strings

Stage band:

6 oboes, 6 clarinets, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 4 trombone,
timpani, 4 triangle, 2 tambourines, wind machine
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