Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)

Eight Songs for a Mad King (1969)

musical theater for male voice and ensemble

stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1969
    • Duration: 30 mn
    • Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus: 39
Detailed formation
  • unspecified male voice, flute (also piccolo), clarinet, percussion, piano (also harpsichord), violin, cello

Premiere information

  • Date: 22 April 1969

    Royaume-Uni, Londres, Queen Elisabeth Hall


    Roy Hart, voix, The Pierrot Players, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, direction.