Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)

Die Glückliche Hand op. 18 (1908 -1913)

Drama mit Musik
[La Main heureuse]


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1908 - 1913
    • Duration : 18 mn
    • Editor : Universal Edition, nº UE 13613
    • Opus : 18
Detailed formation
  • solistes : 1 solo baritone [ein Mann] , 2 mimes [Ein Weib, Ein Herr]
  • ensemble of vocal soloists(3 soprano, 3 contralto, 3 tenor, 3 bass voice)
  • 1 piccolo, 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 3 oboes, 1 English horn, 1 E-flat clarinet [en ré] , 3 clarinets (also 3 A clarinets), 1 bass clarinet, 3 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 1 xylophone, 4 trombones, 1 bass tuba, 1 glockenspiel, 1 timpani, 1 percussionist, 1 harp, 1 celesta, 16 violins [au moins] , 14 second violins [au moins] , 10 violas [à 12] , 10 cellos [à 12] , 8 double basses [à 10]

Creation information

  • Date : 14 October 1924
    Location :

    Autriche, Vienne, Volksoper


    Performers :

    Soliste et orchestre du Volksoper Wien, direction : Fritz von Stiedry.