Eight Songs from the Incidental Music to Friedrich Schiller's 'Don Carlos'

Alfred Schnittke

Year

1975


Duration

20'


Movements

I. Prelude; II. Hope; III. A Path in the Mountains; IV. Evil Monks; V. Love Song; VI. Abouth Theatre; VII. To my Friends; VIII. Song of the Marauders


Instrumentation

voice, piano (or guitar)


Genre

Chamber Music


Premiere

First (concert) performance: Bad Urach, Schiller in Russia, 22 September 1990: E. Ponyakanin, baritone / L. Orfenova, piano


Publisher

Internationale Musikverlage Hans Sikorski


Comment

No. 4 ("Evil monks") requires additional instruments: marimba, vibraphone, bells, timpani, tam-tam, electric guitar and bass guitar.


Source

composer catalog (Sikorski);