Ernst Krenek (1900-1991)

Instant remembered (1967 -1968)

for soprano, narrator, ensemble and tape

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1967 - 1968
    • Duration : 15 mn
    • Publisher : Bärenreiter
    • Opus : 201
    • Commission: Dartmouth College, pour le Fourth International Webern Festival, 1968
    • Dedication : à la mémoire d'Anton Webern
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      textes parlés de Platon, Soren Kierkegaard, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe et Rainer Maria Rilke ; textes chantés de  Ernst Krenek, Sénèque, Gerard Manley Hopkins et Karl Kraus.

Detailed formation
  • soloist : solo soprano
  • 2 flutes, 2 clarinets, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, timpani, vibraphone, xylophone, percussionist, guitar, harp, celesta, piano, violin, viola, cello

Premiere information

  • Date : 1 August 1968
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Dartmouth College, Fourth International Webern Festival


    Performers :

    Christina Ascher : soprano, Ernst Krenek : direction.

Information on the electronics
Electronic device : sons fixés sur support