Henri Pousseur (1929-2009)

La Passion selon Guignol (1981)

for electrified vocal quartet and orchestra

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1981
    • Duration : 30 mn
    • Publisher : Suvini Zerboni, Milan
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      William Blake, Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Gérard de Nerval, Christopher Marlowe, Michel Butor.

Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes, 3 oboes, 3 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 2 saxophones, 7 percussionists, harp, electric guitar (also electric bass), piano (also electric organ), strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 24 February 1983
    Location :

    Belgique Liège


    Performers :

    Pierre Bartholomée.

Information on the electronics
Electronic device : amplification