Dieter Schnebel (1930-2018)

Majakowskis Tod (1989 -1997)

chamber opera for three protagonists, reciting choir and small orchestra


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1989 - 1997
    • Duration : 1 h 20 mn
    • Editor : Schott
Detailed formation
  • soliste : 3 narrators
  • speech choir
  • 2 flutes (also alto flute, piccolo), 2 oboes (also English horn), 2 clarinets (also bass clarinet), sopranino saxophone (also baritone saxophone), 2 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba (also contrabass tuba), piano, harpsichord, electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer, accordion, percussionist, harp, electric guitar, 10 violins, 8 second violins, 6 violas, 4 cellos, 2 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 8 March 1998
    Location :

    Allemagne, Leipzig, Opéra


    Performers :

    Anna Clementi, Christian Kesten, Michael Hirsch, Robert Podlesny, narrateurs solistes ; Isolde Siebert, soprano ; Christine Hansmann, alto ; Matteo de Monti, Dario Süß, basse ; Freyer-Ensemble ; Johannes Kalitzke, direction.

Table of contents

Vorspiel
Szene A: Letzter Kampf
Zwischenspiel I
Szene B: Abschied
Zwischenspiel II
Szene C: Vermächtnis und Tod
Nachspiel