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Dantons Tod

Composer:
Gottfried von Einem
Original Language:
German
Librettist:
Boris Blacher and Gottfried von Einem
Description:
Opera in Two Acts
Notes:

Based on Georg Büchner’s 1835 play Dantons Tod

This classification is of the 1955 revised version.

Time:
1794
Place:
Paris, France
Role Voice Part Classification
Camille Desmoulins Tenor L
Georg Danton Baritone L
Lucile Soprano F
Hérault de Séchelles Tenor F
Robespierre Tenor F
Herrmann Bass S
Saint-Just Bass S
Simon Bass S
Woman Soprano B
Julie Mezzo-Soprano B
Simon’s Wife Contralto B
Young Man Tenor B
Executioner #1 Tenor B
Executioner #2 Baritone B
 
Minimum Chorus:  48
Divisi:  SATB