Boris Blacher (1906-1975) Paul Dessau (1894-1979) Karl Amadeus Hartmann (1905-1963) Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012) Rudolph Wagner-Régeny (1903-1969)

Jüdische Chronik (1960 -1961)

for solo contralto and baritone, chamber choir, two reciters and small orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1960 - 1961
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Jens Gerlach

Detailed formation
  • viola, baritone, 2 speaking voices, unspecified choir, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 3 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 tuba, timpani, harp, piano, double bass

Creation information

  • Date : 14 January 1966
    Location :

    République fédérale allemande, Cologne, WDR "Musik der Zeit"


    Performers :

    Christoph von Dohnányi. 

Table of contents

  • I. Prolog (Boris Blacher)
  • II. („Werden die Stummen rufen?“) (Rudolf Wagner-Régeny)
  • III. Ghetto (Karl Amadeus Hartmann)
  • IV. Aufstand (Hans Werner Henze)
  • V. („Im Januareis glomm das Feuer“) (Paul Dessau; deux versions)
  • VI. Epilog (Paul Dessau)