Knastgesänge

Jörg Widmann

Year

1995


Duration

70'


Movements

I. Antonio der Dieb; II. Rodolfo Foscati; III. Pantelleria; IV. Die Insel der Schmerzen


Instrumentation

solo voices - soprano recorder, alto recorder, tenor recorder, bass recorder, flute (2), clarinet, krummhorn, trumpet, trombone, Orff instruments, timpani, percussion (4), guitar, electric guitar, electric bass guitar, accordion, psalterium (3), double bass


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Hans-Ulrich Treichel


Premiere

Basel, Switzerland, Theaterfoyer, 23 March 1996: Graziella Contratto (cond.)


Publisher

Schott Musik International


Comment

Variations on four songs by Hans Werner Henze (1984). Music theatre piece for puppeteers, singers and instrumentalists.


Source

Schott website;