Gurre-Lieder for Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra

Gurre-Lieder for Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra

by Arnold Schoenberg
     
 


This ambitious work by one of the 20th century's great musical innovators calls for five solo voices, a speaker, three male choruses, and an eight-part mixed chorus. Schoenberg based his monumental achievement on a German translation of a poem by the Danish writer Jens Peter Jacobsen. This comprehensive edition features the original text of Songs of Gurre, as well…  See more details below

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This ambitious work by one of the 20th century's great musical innovators calls for five solo voices, a speaker, three male choruses, and an eight-part mixed chorus. Schoenberg based his monumental achievement on a German translation of a poem by the Danish writer Jens Peter Jacobsen. This comprehensive edition features the original text of Songs of Gurre, as well as a German singing translation and a new English translation.

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ISBN-13:
9780486410906
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
07/18/2012
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.94(w) x 12.08(h) x 0.54(d)

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