Ernst Krenek (1900-1991)

Schwergewicht oder Die Ehre der Nation (1927)

opérette burlesque en un acte
[Heavyweight, or The pride of the Nation]


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1927
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Editor : Universal Edition
    • Opus : 55
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Ernst Krenek

Detailed formation
  • solistes : solo bass voice [buffo : Adam Ochsenschwanz] , solo soprano [Evelyn] , 3 solo tenors [Gaston ; Journalist ; Advisor] , solo baritone [Professor Himmelhuber] , solo mezzo-soprano [Anna-Maria Himmelhuber]
  • mixed choir
  • 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, percussionist, banjo, piano, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 6 May 1928
    Location :

    Allemagne, Wiesbaden


    Performers :

    Joseph Rosenstock : direction, Paul Bekker : producteur.