Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)

Die Harmonie der Welt (1956 -1957)

opera in five acts


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1956 - 1957
    • Duration : 2 h 45 mn
    • Publisher : Schott
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Paul Hindemith

Detailed formation
  • ensemble of vocal soloists(2 soprano, contralto, 3 baritone, 3 tenor, 3 bass voice), unspecified choir
  • 2 flutes (also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 4 percussionists [ou 5] , celesta, harp, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 11 August 1957
    Location :

    Allemagne, Munich, Prinzregententheater


    Performers :

    Paul Hindemith, direction