Pollicino

Märchen für Musik nach Collodi, Grimm und Perrault

Hans Werner Henze

Year

1979-1980


Duration

85'


Instrumentation

solo voices (amateur singers) - piccolo recorder (2), soprano recorder (3), alto recorder (2), tenor recorder, bass recorder, flute, tenor krummhorn (=tenor recorder), bass krummhorn, timpani, percussion (5), 2 glockenspiel (=soprano, alto), 3 xylophone (=soprano, soprano/alto, tenor), alto metallophone, harmonium (or electric organ), piano, harmonica (or harmonium), guitar (2), 3 bowed psalterium (soprano, alto, tenor), solo violin, violin (3), violoncello, double bass


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Giuseppe Di Leva


Dedication

for the youth of Montepulciano


Premiere

Montepulciano, Italy, 5. Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte, 2 August 1980: Jan Latham-Koenig (cond.) / Willy Decker, staging


Publisher

Schott Musik International


Source

composer homepage; Schott website;