Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Szenen und Arien (1956)

from the opera König Hirsch for large orchestra, soprano, tenor and mixed choir

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1956
    • Duration : 14 mn
    • Publisher : Schott
Detailed formation
  • soloists : 1 solo soprano, 1 solo tenor
  • mixed choir
  • 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 English horns, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets (also 1 piccolo trumpet [en ut ad lib.] ), 2 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 timpani, 4 percussionists, 1 mandolin, 1 harp, 1 celesta, 1 piano, strings

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