Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)

Das lange Weihnachtsmahl / The Long Christmas Dinner (1960 -1961)

one act opera


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1960 - 1961
    • Duration : 60 mn
    • Editor : Schott
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Thornton Wilder

Detailed formation
  • ensemble de voix solistes(3 soprano, mezzo-soprano, 2 contralto, 2 baritone, 2 tenor, bass voice)
  • 2 flutes (also piccolo), oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, horn, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, 2 percussionists, harpsichord, 6 violins, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 3 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 17 December 1961
    Location :

    Allemagne, Mannheim, Nationaltheater


    Performers :

    Paul Hindemith, direction