Ernst Krenek (1900-1991)

Cantata for wartime (1944)

for women's choir and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1944
    • Duration : 12 mn
    • Publisher : Universal Edition, Schott
    • Opus : 95
    • Dedication : "In gratitude to Hamline University"
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Herman Melville

Detailed formation
  • women's choir
  • 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, timpani, percussionist, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 24 March 1944
    Location :

    États-Unis, Minneapolis, MN


    Performers :

    June Peterson : voix soliste, chœur de l'Université Hamline, Orchestre symphonique de Minneapolis, direction : Dimitri Mitropoulos.