Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Don Chisciotte della Mancia (1976 -1978)

concert suite for two sopranos, tenor buffo, baritone, wind ensemble and ensemble

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1976 - 1978
    • Duration : 22 mn
    • Editor : Schott
Detailed formation
  • solistes : 4 solo sopranos [La Contessa ; La Duchessa] , 2 solo tenors [buffos : Don Chisciotte ; Calaffrone] , 2 solo baritones [Sancio ; Platone]
  • 2 piccolos, 1 flute (also 1 piccolo, 1 alto flute), 1 oboe, 1 Eb clarinet, 3 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 1 soprano saxophone [sur scène] , 1 alto saxophone, 1 tenor saxophone [sur scène] , 1 bassoon (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns [sur scène] , 2 trumpets, 2 flugerlhorns [1 ténor et 1 basse] , 2 trombones, 2 tubas, 2 timpani, 3 percussionists, 1 guitar, 1 piano, 1 organ, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 double bass

Creation information

Table of contents

  • I. Sinfonia
  • II. Battaglia [con i pastori]
  • III. Duetto
  • IV. Sinfonia, Aria di Sancio, Triste canzone, Menuetto
  • V. Duetto, Quartetto
  • VI. Sinfonia