Der gelbe Klang

Multimedia motion theatre for pantomime, soprano, mixed choir (tape), and instrumental ensemble

Alfred Schnittke

Year

1973-4


Duration

40'


Instrumentation

pantomime, mixed chorus (on tape) - clarinet (2), trumpet, trombone, percussion (3), celesta (=piano, harpsichord, organ), electric guitar, violin, double bass - soprano and chorus backstage


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Vasily Kandinsky – Russian version by Alfred Schnittke, German version by Jörg Morgener (based on the original text by Kandinsky)


Premiere

Saint Bomme, Summer 1975: Ensemble of Soloists of USSR Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, Gedreu Mackavius (staging) / Alexander Lazarev (cond.)


Publisher

Internationale Musikverlage Hans Sikorski


Source

composer catalog (Sikorski);