Cristóbal Halffter (1930-2021)

Canciones (2020 -2021)

for mezzo-soprano and string quartet

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2020 - 2021
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Publisher : Universal Edition
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Yosef al-Kātib, Abraham ibn’Ezra, Bertolt Brecht, Rainer Maria Rilke et anonyme

Detailed formation
  • soloist : solo mezzo-soprano
  • violin, second violin, viola, cello

Premiere information

  • Date : 22 February 2022
    Location :

    Espagne, Madrid, Auditorio Nacional de Música


    Performers :

    Anna Lucia Richter, mezzo-soprano ; Schumann Quartet

Table of contents

  1. Tant’amare
  2. Tres morillas
  3. Gar ke fare yó
  4. Epitaph
  5. Die Maske des Bösen
  6. Wir sind die Treibenden