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Salome

Composer:
Richard Strauss
Original Language:
German
Librettist:
Hedwig Lachmann
Description:
Opera in One Act
Notes:

Text from Oscar Wilde’s play translated into German.

Time:
About 30 A.D.
Place:
The Palace of Herod at Tiberias, Galilee
Role Voice Part Classification
Salome Soprano L
Herod Antipas Tenor L
Jokanaan Baritone L
Herodias Mezzo-Soprano F
Narraboth Tenor F
Page of Herodias Contralto S
First Nazarene Bass S
First Soldier Bass S
Second Soldier Bass S
Five Jews 4 Tenors, 1 Bass S
Second Nazarene Tenor B
A Slave Soprano or Mezzo-Soprano B
A Cappadocian Bass B
 
Minimum Chorus:  No chorus