Ture Rangström (1884−1947)

Kung Lear (King Lear)

  • Year of composition: 1938
  • Work category: Incidental music
  • Text author: William Shakespeare (trans.: Carl August Hagberg)
  • First performed: 28 December 1938
  • Duration: Approx. 25-30 min

Instrumentation

0.1.2.9 / 1.2.0.0 /timp, perc/ str.
perc: bass dr, gong, piatti, tambourine, trgl

  • Location autograph: Sveriges Radios Musikbibliotek
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: T 56, parts only

Description of work

1. Molto lento espressivo 4/4 (C) F major
2. Larghetto feroce 3/4 E minor
3. Lento ad lib 4/4 (C)
4. Lento espressivo 4/4 (C) various key signatures
5. Vivo furioso 2/2 various tempo markings and key signatures
6. Andante 4/4 (C) G minor
7. Lento 4/4 (C) G minor
8. Festivo, vivo 3/4 A major
9. Alla marcia 4/4 (C) various key signatures, ends in E minor
10. Allegro vivo 4/4 (C) various key signatures
11. Lento ad lib 4/4 (C) E minor
12. Lento espressivo 4/4 (C) D minor