Schwarz auf weiß

Heiner Goebbels

Year

1995/96


Duration

75'


Movements

I. "Qui parle?"; II. The Concert (Zither); III. Text Machine (Spiele); IV. Readings I (Ye who read); V. "Du, der Lesende..."; VI. In the Basement; VII. Readings II (Over Some Flasks); VIII. Writings I (Strings); IX. Harrypatari; X. Unisono; XI. Readings III (A dead weight - un poids mortel); XII. Chaconne/Kantorloops; XIII. Marseille, 22. September 91 (Pegelton); XIV. Readings IV (Cependant nous poussions nos rires); XV. Letter Brass; XVI. Brass in 5/4; XVII. The Brazen Doorway; XVIII. "Wir saen nachts..."; XIX. That Corpse; XX. Toccata for Teapot & Piccolo; XXI. Writings II (Tutti); XXII. Writings III (Strings und Sampler); XXIII. Koto Machine; XXIV. "Doch allmhlich hrten unsere Lieder auf..."


Instrumentation

1.1.1.bcl(=ssax,tsax).1 - 1.1.1.0 - 2perc-2acc(I=clavichord,II=sampler) - 3.0.1.1.1(or bgtr) (all amplified)


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Edgar Allen Poe, John Webster, T.S. Eliot, Maurice Blanchot


Premiere

Frankfurt, 14 March 1996: Ensemble Modern


Source

Ricordi Germany website;