Salome, Op.54 (Strauss, Richard)

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Full Scores

 Scenes I–III
#01663 - 16.97MB, 122 pp. -  5.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (19) - V/V/20 - 17806x

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 Scene IV
#01664 - 29.25MB, 226 pp. -  6.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6) - V/V/20 - 13437x

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Feldmahler (2006/10/02)

Strauss - Salome Scenes 1-3 (Complete score).pdf
Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1905. Plate A. 5500 F.

Reprinted:

Mineola: Dover Publications, 1981.

Copyright:

Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

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High Quality

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Complete

 Violins I (A and B)
#237874 - 5.04MB, 86 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/20 - 993x

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PMLP03532-Strauss - Salome Violin 1a, 1b0001.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1905.

Copyright:

Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

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page 4 was missing, so it has been added at the very end of the parts (last page)

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Dance of the Seven Veils

 Flute 1, 2, 3, Piccolo
#54198 - 1.33MB, 4,3,3,2 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - V/V/20 - 2979x

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 Oboe 1, 2, English Horn, Heckelphone
#54199 - 1.21MB, 3,3,3,3 pp. -  3.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - V/V/20 - 1973x

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 Bassoon 1, 2, 3, Contrabassoon
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 Horn 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (F, E)
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 Trumpet 1, 2 (B, E), 3, 4 (C/E/D)
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 Trombone 1, 2, 3, 4, Tuba
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 Harp 1, 2
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 Celesta
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 Violins I (A and B)
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 Violins II (A and B)
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 Violas (A and B)
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 Cellos (A and B)
#27877 - 0.84MB, 8 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/20 - 1250x

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 Basses
#54211 - 0.32MB, 4 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/V/20 - 935x

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PMLP03532-StraussR-7Veils.Flute.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1905.

Reprinted:

New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1962).

Copyright:

Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

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Vocal Scores

Complete

 Complete Score
#56161 - 55.19MB, 200 (incl.cast) pp. -  7.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5) - V/V/20 - 11938x

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Daphnis (2010/2/16)

PMLP03532-Strauss - Salome (vocal score).pdf
Arranger:

Otto Singer II (1863–1931), piano reduction

Editor:

First edition

Language:

German / English

Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1905. Plate A.5503 F.

Reprinted:

London: Boosey & Hawkes, 1943. Plate H. 15570.

Copyright:

Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

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600dpi.

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Selections

For Cello (Dechert)

 Orchestral Studies - Cello Score
#107359 - 5.27MB, 49 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1) - V/V/20 - 763x

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Generoso (2011/6/29)

PMLP03532-Strauss - Cello Orchestra Studies Heft2 Salome (Hugo Dechert).pdf
Arranger:

Hugo Dechert (1860-1923)

Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Adolph Fürstner, 1912. Plate A. 6411 F.

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Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

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General Information

Work Title Salome
Alternative Title
Composer Strauss, Richard
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.54 ; TrV 215
Movements/Sections 1 act, 4 scenes
Year/Date of Composition 1903–05
First Publication 1905 - Berlin: Adolph Fürstner
Librettist Composer
after Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)
Hedwig Lachman (1865–1918) and Alfred Kalisch (1863–1933), German translation
Language German
Dedication Sir Edgar Speyer
Average Duration 100 Minutes
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices, Chorus (all silent) and Orchestra
Cast
Herodes (Herod), Tetrarch of Judaea and Perea: (tenor)
Herodias, his wife (and sister-in-law): (mezzo-soprano)
Salome, his step-daughter (and niece): (soprano)
Jochanaan (John the Baptist): (baritone)
Narraboth, Captain of the Guard: (tenor)
The Page of Herodias: (contralto)
First Jew: (tenor)
Second Jew: (tenor)
Third Jew: (tenor)
Fourth Jew: (tenor)
Fifth Jew: (bass)
First Nazarene: (bass)
Second Nazarene: (tenor)
First Soldier: (bass)
Second Soldier: (bass)
A Cappadocian (bass)
A Slave (soprano/tenor)
Chorus (all silent)
Royal guests (Egyptians and Romans), and entourage, servants, soldiers (all silent)
Full Orchestra
Piccolo, 3 flutes, 2 oboes, english horn, heckelphone, clarinet (E),
4 clarinets (2 in B, 2 in A), bass clarinet (B), 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
6 horns (F, E), 4 trumpets (B, C, E, D), 4 trombones, bass tuba
Timpani (5 drums) Percussion (8-9 players)
(Snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, triangle, tam-tam, tambourine, castanets, glockenspiel, xylophone)
Celesta, harmonium (offstage), organ (offstage), 2 harps, strings (16,16,10-12,10,8)
Reduced Orchestra (optional): (for limited space and finances)
3 flutes (3rd doubles Piccolo), 2 oboes, english horn, heckelphone, clarinet (E),
2 clarinets (B, A), bass clarinet (B), 3 bassoons (3rd doubles contrabassoon)
4 horns (F, E), 3 trumpets (B, C, E, D), 3 trombones, bass tuba
Timpani, Percussion (4 players)
(Snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, triangle, tam-tam, tambourine, castanets, glockenspiel, xylophone)
Celesta, harp, strings (16,16,10-12,10,8)

External Links Wikipedia article
Opera Guide
Boosey & Hawkes page


Misc. Comments

Roles

  • Herodes (Herod), Tetrarch of Judaea (tenor)
  • Herodias, his wife (mezzo-soprano)
  • Salome, his step-daughter (soprano)
  • Jochanaan (John the Baptist) (baritone)
  • Narraboth, Captain of the Guard (tenor)
  • Page of Herodias (alto)
  • 5 Jews (4 tenors, 1 bass)
  • 2 Nazarenes (tenor, bass)
  • 2 Soldiers (2 basses)
  • A Cappadocian (bass)
  • A Slave (soprano/tenor)
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