Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012) Jörg Widmann (1973)

Knastgesänge (1984 -1995)

trois pièces de théâtre musical, pour marionettiste, chanteurs et instrumentistes


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1984 - 1995
    • Duration : 1 h 10 mn
    • Editor : Schott
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Hans-Ulrich Treichel, variations sur quatre lieder de Hans Werner Henze

Detailed formation
  • solistes : 1 solo soprano [II. Victoria, III. Giorgetta] , 2 solo tenors [I. Antonio ; Gianluca II. Roberto Foscati ; Giovanni, III. Francesco Petuso ; Giacomo] , 1 solo baritone [I. Paolo, II. Roberto, III. Giorgio] , 2 solo bass voices [I. Nero, Renzo, II. Piero] , 7 speaking voices [I. I. Signora Rossi, 2 Carabinieri, II. Graf Foscati, Leutnant Franz von Brück, Zofe, Gefängniswärter, III. Mutter Petuso, Paolo, Pietro, Vito Tavese, Advokat, Kaufmann, Kellner] , 3 unspecified solo child voices [ou chœur] , 1 various extras [Österreichische Soldaten]
  • 1 soprano recorder, 1 alto recorder, 1 tenor recorder, 1 bass recorder, 2 flutes, 1 clarinet, 1 other double reed instrument [cormorne] , 1 trumpet, 1 trombone, 1 glockenspiel, 3 xylophones [soprano, alto, basse] , 1 other percussion [métallophone basse] , 4 percussionists, 1 guitar, 1 electric guitar, 1 electric bass, 1 accordion, 1 violin, 3 other bowed strings [psalterions à archet] , 1 double bass

Creation information

  • Date : 26 March 1996
    Location :

    Suisse, Bâle, theaterfoyer


    Performers :

    Graziella Contratto : direction, Susanne Iphigenie Rost : mise en scène, Stefan Bullerkotte : régie.

Table of contents

  • I. Antonio der Dieb
  • II. Rodolfo Foscati
  • III. Pantelleria, Insel der Schmerzen