Mörder, Hoffnung der Frauen, Op.12 (Hindemith, Paul)

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Hermann Uhticke (fl.1921–fl.1928), piano reduction

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Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, 1921. Plate 30685.


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General Information

Work Title Mörder, Hoffnung der Frauen
Alternative Title Oper in einem Akt ; Schauspiel
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.12
Movements/Sections 1 act
Year/Date of Composition 1919
First Performance 1921-06-04 in Stuttgart, Württembergisches Landestheater
Voices, chorus, orchestra, Fritz Busch (conductor)
First Publication 1921 - Mainz: Schott
Librettist Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980)
Language German
Average Duration 24 minutes
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Voices, chorus, and orchestra
Man (baritone)
Woman (soprano)
First maid (soprano)
Second maid (alto)
Third maid (soprano)
First soldier (tenor)
Second soldier (bass)
Third soldier (tenor)
Chorus (SATB)
Soldiers, Maids
3 flutes (third also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets,
bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
6 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion (3 players), 2 harps, strings (high amount of strings)
snare drum, tenor drum, bass drum, triangle, cymbals, tam-tam
Incidental Music
2 horns (5th and 6th from orchestra), 2 trumpets (1st and 2nd from orchestra)
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