Luciano Berio (1925-2003)

Surabaya Johnny (1972)

arrangement of a song from Happy End by Kurt Weill, for mezzo-soprano and ensemble


  • General information
    • Composition date: 1972
    • Duration: 5 mn
    • Publisher: Universal Edition
    • Libretto (details, author):

      Bertolt Brecht et Dorothy Lane

Detailed formation
  • soloist: solo mezzo-soprano
  • flute, clarinet, trumpet, percussionist, guitar, violin, viola, cello, double bass

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