Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)

Sancta Susanna (1921)

one act opera


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1921
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Editor : Schott
    • Opus : 21
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      August Stramm

Detailed formation
  • soliste : 2 narrators
  • ensemble de voix solistes(soprano, 2 contralto), unspecified choir
  • 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, E-flat clarinet, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 3 percussionists, celesta, harp, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 26 March 1922
    Location :

    Allemagne, Francfort-sur-le-Main, opéra


    Performers :

    Ludwig Rottenberg, direction