Il Re Cervo oder Die Irrfahrten des Wahrheit

Oper in drei Akten

Hans Werner Henze

Year

1962


Duration

150'


Instrumentation

solo voices, chorus, actors - 2(II=picc).2(II=corA).2(II=bcl).2(II=dbn) - 3.2.picctpt(ad lib.).2.0 - 6perc-hrp-pft-cel-hpsd-org(or harm)-gtr - strgs; on stage: trumpet (3), mandolin, percussion; behind the stage: horn (4), trumpet (3), percussion, harpsichord, organ (harmonium ad lib.)


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Heinz von Cramer


Premiere

Kassel, Germany, 10 March 1963: Staatstheater, Hans Werner Henze (cond.) / Hans Hartleb, staging


Publisher

Schott Musik International


Comment

Reduced version of "König Hirsch".


Source

composer homepage; Schott website;