Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Szenen und Arien (1981)

after Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria by Claudio Monteverdi


arrangement

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1981
    • Duration : 49 mn
    • Editor : Schott
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Giacomo Badoaro

Detailed formation
  • solistes : 1 solo soprano [Minerva] , 1 solo mezzo-soprano, 1 solo contralto [Penelope] , 1 solo tenor [Telemach] , 1 solo baritone [Ulisse]
  • 2 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 2 alto flutes (also 1 bass flute), 1 oboe, 1 oboe d'amore, 2 English horns (also 1 heckelphone), 2 clarinets, 2 bass clarinets (also 1 contrabass clarinet), 4 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 2 piccolo trumpets, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 2 bass trombones, 1 timpani, 4 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 mandolin, 1 banjo, 1 guitar, 1 electric guitar, 1 electric bass, 1 piano, 1 accordion [ou harmonium ou orgue] , 1 celesta, 1 viola d'amore, 7 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 4 September 1988
    Location :

    Londres, BBC, Promenade concerts


    Performers :

    l'orchestre symphonique de la BBC, Hans Werner Henze : direction, Ann Murray : soprano, Kathleen Kuhlmann : mezzo-soprano, Fiona Kimm : contralto, Alejandro Raminez : ténor, Thomas Allen : baryton.