Die sieben Todsünden

(The seven Deadly Sins)

Kurt Weill

Year

1933


Duration

35'


Movements

Prolog; I. Faulheit; II. Stolz; III. Zorn; IV. Völlerei; V. Unzucht; VI. Habsucht; VII. Neid; Epilog


Instrumentation

solo voices, chorus - 2(II=picc).1.2.1 - 2.2.1.1 - 4timp-2perc-hrp-pft-bjo(=gtr) - strgs


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Bertolt Brecht, English version by W.H.Auden and Chester Kallman


Premiere

Paris, France, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, 7 June 1933: Maurice Abravanel (cond.)


Publisher

Schott Musik International


Source

Kurt Weill Foundation website; Schott catalog;