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Faust Cantata

Alfred Schnittke

Year

1983


Duration

30'


Instrumentation

contralto, counter-tenor, tenor, bass, mixed chorus - 3.3(III=corA).3(III=Ebcl,bcl).asax.barsax.3(III=dbn) - 4.4.4.1 - 6perc-egtr-bgtr-cel-hpsd-pft-org - strgs


Genre

Guitar in the Orchestra


Text/Libretto

Historia von D. Johann Fausten (in German)


Premiere

Vienna, 19 June 1983: Carol Wyatt, contralto / Paul Esswood, counter-tenor / Helmut Wildhaber, tenor / Günter Reich, bass / Viennese Choir and Symphony Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (cond.)


Publisher

Universal Edition


Source

composer catalog (Sikorski); Boosey & Hawkes website;