Heinz Holliger (1939)

Dunkle Spiegel (1996)

for vocal quintet, solo baritone and five instrumental groups

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1996
    • Duration : 27 mn
    • Publisher : Schott
    • Dedication : "Edith Picht-Axenfeld gewidmet, in Gedanken an den 27. Oktober 1994"
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Fernando Pessoa, Nelly Sachs, Johann von Tepl et la Bible

Detailed formation
  • soloist : solo baritone
  • ensemble of vocal soloists à 5 voix
  • 2 bass clarinets, contrabass clarinet, 4 trombones, percussionist, harp, harpsichord (also organ [petit] ), 2 violas, 2 cellos

Premiere information

  • Date : 20 November 1996
    Location :

    Allemagne, Freiburg


    Performers :

    la Camerata Bern, le chœur Anton Webern de Freiburg, Heinz Holliger : direction.