Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Cantata della fiaba estrema (1963)

for soprano, chamber choir and 13 instruments

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1963
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Publisher : Schott, nº ED 5505
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Elsa Morante

Detailed formation
  • soloist : 1 solo soprano
  • mixed choir
  • 1 flute, 1 English horn, 1 clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 horn, 1 trumpet, 1 trombone, 1 harp, 1 guitar, 1 violin, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 five-strings double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 26 February 1965
    Location :

    Zurich


    Performers :

    Ingeborg Hallstein : soprano, Collegium Musicum Zürich, Singkreis Zürich, direction : Paul Sacher.