Bählamms Fest

Musiktheater in 13 Bildern nach Leonora Carrington

Olga Neuwirth

Year

1998/99


Duration

90'


Instrumentation

soloists: alto, baritone, soprano, coloratura soprano, counter-tenor, speaker/tenor, speaker/mezzo-soprano, speaker, boy singers - 1(=picc,bfl,w/live-el.).0.2(I=Bb,Eb + bsthn/II=bcl,dbcl,children's sax; w/ live-el.).sax(=ssax,tsax,barsax).0.dbn(=children's ocarina) - 1(=children's instruments).Bbtpt(I=small tpt in high Bb/II=children's trumpet).1.1(w/live-elec.,children's instruments) - 2perc-egtr-acc-pft(=cel,synth)-theremin-vox - 2.0.1(=vlada).2(=children's instruments).1(=children's instruments) - electronics, live electronics, sampler, films, video-projection


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Elfriede Jelinek (after the translation by Heribert Becker)


Premiere

Vienna, Austria, Wiener Festwochen, 19 June 1999: Klangforum Wien, Johannes Kalitzke (cond.)


Publisher

Ricordi


Source

composer homepage; composer catalog; MIC Austria website;