Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

Des Esels Schatten, op. pos. (inachevé) (1949)

comedy in six scenes for voices, choir and orchestra
[L'ombre de l'âne]


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1949
    • Duration : 1 h 30 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Hans Adler, adaptation du roman de Martin Wieland Geschichte der Abderiten.

Detailed formation
  • solistes : soprano, contralto, 2 tenors, baritone, 2 solo bass voices
  • unspecified choir, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, timpani, percussionist, piano, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 7 June 1964
    Location :

    Allemagne, Ettal, abbaye bénédictine, Humanistisches Gymnasium


    Performers :

    Karl Haussner.