Helle Nächte

Moritz Eggert

Year

1995-1996


Duration

120'


Instrumentation

10 solo voices (minimum), 2 actors - recorder ("garklein-rec", piccrec, srec, arec, trec, bassrec).0.0.1.bcl.tsax.1(=dbn) - 1.picctpt.1.euph.1.1 - 2perc-"mouth percussion"(1)-egtr-bgtr-acc-pft(=harm)-MIDI-keyboard(2 players) - solo violin, solo viola, solo violoncello - (strings) 3.0.3.3.3


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Helmut Krausser, after Knut Hamsun's 'Mysterien' and 'Stories from 1001 Nights'


Publisher

Internationale Musikverlage Hans Sikorski


Comment

"garklein recorder" is the only term known for this instrument. (Comes from Praetorius.) "mouth percussion" (German:" Mundschlagzeug") is a term devised by the composer in order to make oral noices/sounds audible in large ensemble works.


Source

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