Das Ende einer Welt

Rundfunkoper in zwei Akten mit Prolog und Epilog

Hans Werner Henze

Year

1953, rev. 1993


Duration

40'


Instrumentation

solo voices, chorus - recorder, flute, ocarina(=soprano, alto), bassoon, jazz trumpet (4), jazz trombone (4), percussion (4), piano, harmonium, harpsichord, accordion, harp, mandolin, amplified guitar, strings - tape (3)


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Wolfgang Hildesheimer


Dedication

Ernst Schnabel


Premiere

original version: Hamburg, Germany, Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk, 4 December 1953: Orchester des Nordwestdeutschen Rundfunks, Harry Hermann Spitz (cond.)
revised version: Cologne, Germany, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, 27 September 1996: Kölner Rundfunk-SInfonie-Orchester, Markus Stenz (cond.)


Publisher

Schott Musik International


Source

composer homepage; Schott website;