The Death of Moses

op.53

Alexander Goehr

Year

1991-1992


Duration

55'


Instrumentation

soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass, mixed chorus, children's chorus - flute (=piccolo), alto flute, soprano saxophone (2), tenor trombone (2), bass trombone, percussion (2), harp, 2 electric organ or synthesizer (=celesta), bass guitar


Genre

Chorus and Instruments with Guitar


Text/Libretto

traditional Jewish poetry adapted and translated by John Hollander


Premiere

Seville, Spain, Seville Cathedral, 31 July 1992: Michael Chance, counter-tenor / Nigel Robson, tenor / Sarah Leonard, soprano / Monteverdi Choir / New London Children's Choir / English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner (cond.)


Publisher

Schott Musik International


Source

Schott website;