Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Jephte (1976)

instrumentation of the oratorio by Carissimi (1650)


arrangement

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1976
    • Duration : 30 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº ED 9414
Detailed formation
  • solistes : 5 solo sopranos [fille de Jephte, eco 1, eco 2, tromba 1, tromba 2] , 1 solo contralto [Historicus 1] , 1 solo tenor [Jephte] , 2 solo bass voices [Historicus 2 ; il soldato]
  • mixed choir à 7 voix
  • 4 flutes (also 2 piccolos, 1 alto flute, 1 bass flute), 1 percussionist, 1 harp, 1 guitar, 1 mandolin, 1 banjo

Creation information

  • Date : 14 July 1976
    Location :

    Londres, Festival of the City of London


    Performers :

    Jane Manning : soprano, Sarah Walker : contralto, Philip Langridge : ténor, Stephen Roberts : basse, Collegium Musicum London, direction : Hans Werner henze, direction de chœur : Laszlo Heltay.