Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)

Dybbuk, Suite n°1 (1974)

for tenor, bass-baritone and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1974
    • Duration : 31 mn
    • Publisher : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      textes issus de la Bible et des liturgies Havdalah et Kaddish.

Detailed formation
  • soloists : solo bass voice, baritone
  • 3 flutes, 3 oboes, 4 clarinets, 3 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 3 percussionists, harp, piano, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 3 April 1975
    Location :

    États-Unis, New York, Avery Fisher Hall


    Performers :

    Paul Sperry : ténor, Bruce Fifer : baryton-basse, le New York Philharmonic Orchestra, direction : Leonard Bernstein.

Table of contents

I. Invocation and Trance ; II. The Pledge ; III. Kabbalah ; IV. Possession ; V. Pas de Deux ; VI. Exorcism.