Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

A Sermon, a Narrative and a Prayer (1960 -1961)

cantata, for contralto, tenor, narrator, choir and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1960 - 1961
    • Duration : 16 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      La Bible, Nouveau Testament en anglais : les Romains VIII.24–5, les Hébreux XI.1, XII.29; les Actes VI–VII ; sermon de T. Dekker

Detailed formation
  • solistes : 1 solo contralto, 1 solo tenor, 1 narrator
  • mixed choir
  • 1 flute, 1 alto flute, 2 oboes, 1 clarinet, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, 2 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 piano, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 23 February 1962
    Location :

    Suisse, Bâle


    Performers :

    Paul Sacher : direction.