Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)

Kol nidre op. 39 (1938)

for reciter (Rabbi), mixed choir and orchestra in G minor

  • General information
    • Composition date : 01 aug 1938 - 22 sep 1938
    • Duration : 12 mn
    • Editor : Belmont, nº Bel 1027 (première édition Schirmer, 1938)
    • Opus : 39
Detailed formation
  • soliste : 1 narrator [Rabbi]
  • mixed choir(6 soprano [ou 8], 6 contralto, 6 tenor, 6 bass voice)
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 1 oboe, 1 Eb clarinet, 1 A clarinet, 1 bass clarinet, 1 bassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 percussionist, 6 violins [à 9] , 3 second violins [à 5] , 3 violas [ou 4] , 3 cellos [ou 4] , 2 double basses [ou 3]

Creation information

  • Date : 4 October 1938
    Location :

    (pour Jom Kippur) Los Angeles


    Performers :

    Arnold Schoenberg, direction.