Salvatore Sciarrino (1947)

Vanitas (1981)

still life in one act, for voice, cello and piano


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1981
    • Duration : 50 mn about
    • Publisher : Ricordi, nº 133031
    • Dedication : à P. Giorgio Catalani
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Salvatore Sciarrino, d’après des fragments d’anonymes, Giovan Leone Sempronio, Giovan Battista Marino, Robert Blair, Jean De Sponde, Martin Opitz, Johann Christian Güther, Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen

Detailed formation
  • solo mezzo-soprano, cello, piano

Premiere information

  • Date : 11 December 1981
    Location :

    Italie, Milan, Piccola Scala


    Performers :

    Daisy Lumini : mezzo-soprano, Arturo Bonucci : violoncelle, Gabriella Barsotti : piano, Isabella Costa, Marinella Crespi, Paola Ubaldeschi, Gianni Cazzaniga, Roberto Più : mimes, Pier' Alli : mise en scène et costumes.

Table of contents

  • Introduzione
  • 1. Rosa
  • 2. Marea di rose
  • 3. L'eco
  • 4. Lo specchio infranto (pulvis stellaris)
  • 5. Ultime rose