Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria

Hans Werner Henze

Year

1981


Duration

190'


Instrumentation

solo voices, chorus - 2(I-II= picc).2afl(II= bfl).1.obda.2corA(II= heck).2.2bcl(II= dbcl).4(IV=dbn) - 4.2picctpt.2.2.2btrbn.0 - timp-4perc-hrp-pft-cel-gtr-egtr-bgtr-tbjo-mand-acc(or harm,or org) - 0.0.vlada.7.8.6


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Giacomo Badoaro


Dedication

Franco Serpa


Premiere

Salzburg, Austria, Salzburger Festspiele, Felsenreitschule, 11 August 1985: ORF-Symphonieorchester, Jeffrey Toole (cond.) / Michael Hampe, staging


Publisher

Schott Musik International


Comment

Original composition by Claudio Monteverdi (Venice 1641), freely reconstructed by Hans Werner Henze.


Source

composer homepage; Schott website;