Ture Rangström (1884−1947)

Macbeth

  • Year of composition: 1938
  • Work category: Incidental music
  • Text author: William Shakespeare (trans.: Carl August Hagberg)
  • First performed: 24 November 1938
  • Duration: Approx. 25-30 min

Instrumentation

0.1.0.0 / 0.2.0.0 / perc / str.
perc: bass dr, sn dr, cymb, tambourine, trgl

  • Location autograph: Sveriges Radios Musikbibliotek
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: T 26. Parts only.

Description of work

Four numbers that are played in different sequences throughout the play
1. Prelude: Grave 3/2 C minor
2A. Vivo agitato 2/2 various key signatures
2B. Tempo ad lib 3/4 E minor
3A. Fanfar 4/4 (C) G major (2 trp, perc)
3B. Stridsmusik: Allegor 2/2 D minor
4: Maestoso 4/4 (C) B-flat major