Der junge Lord

Komische Oper in zwei Akten von Ingeborg Bachmann

Hans Werner Henze

Year

1964


Duration

140'


Instrumentation

solo voices, chorus - orchestra: 2(I-II=picc).2.2.2 - 4.2.2.1 - 6perc-hrp-pft-cel-gtr-2mand(II ad lib.) - strgs; stage music (garrison music): 2picc, 2ob, 2cl, 2tpt, 2trbn, tba, perc; on the stage: pft, tpt, perc; chamber orchestra: picc, cl, perc, pft, vln, vlc, db


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Ingeborg Bachmann


Dedication

Folker Bohnet


Commission

Deutsche Oper Berlin


Premiere

Berlin, Germany, 7 April 1965: Deutsche Oper, Christoph von Dohnányi (cond.) / Gustav Rudolf Sellner, staging


Publisher

Schott Musik International


Comment

After a parable from "Der Sheik von Alessandria und seine Sklaven" by Wilhelm Hauff.


Source

composer homepage; Schott website;