Goya II

Yo lo vi – Memoratorio

Helmut Oehring

Year

2007


Duration

50'


Instrumentation

child's voice, deaf mute soloist (male), speaker (=double bass soloist), solo concert guitar, solo electric guitar - orchestra - chorus - live electronics


Genre

Guitar in the Orchestra


Text/Libretto

Federico García Lorca, Hermann Kesten & Peter Weiss, compiled by Stefanie Wördemann


Commission

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and the Rundfunkchor Berlin


Premiere

Berlin, Germany, Philharmonie, 11 October 2008: Matthias Bauer / Jörg Wilkendorf, guitar / Daniel Göritz, guitar / Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin / Rundfunkchor Berlin / Ingo Metzmacher (cond.)


Publisher

Bote & Bock, subsidiary of Boosey & Hawkes


Comment

Based on the etching no.44 from the cycle Desastres de la guerra by Francisco Goya. With some musical borrowings from Paul Dessau, Hans Werner Henze, Miguel de Fuenllana, Diego Pasador and Manuel de Falla.


Source

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