Bruno Maderna (1920-1973)

Studi per « Il Processo » di Franz Kafka (1950)

for reciting voice, soprano and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1950
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Publisher : Suvini Zerboni, Milan
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Franz Kafka

Detailed formation
  • soloists : female narrator, solo soprano
  • piccolo, 2 flutes, oboe, English horn, Eb clarinet, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 saxophones, 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, vibraphone, xylophone, 6 percussionists, 2 harp, electric guitar, celesta, piano, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 13 September 1950
    Location :

    Italie, Venise, Biennale


    Performers :

    Ubaldo Lai, Ginevra Vivante, Orchestre symphonique de la Rai de Rome, direction : Hermann Scherchen.