Jakobsleiter, Die

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Jakobsleiter, Die (Jacob's Ladder). Unfinished oratorio by Schoenberg, comp. 1917–22, for sop., 3 tens., 2 basses, speaking ch., ch., and orch., to his own text. Scoring completed by Winfried Zillig. F.p. (1st part) Hamburg 1958; (completed version) Vienna 1961; f.p. in England, London 1965; f. Amer. p. Santa Fe 1968.