Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Das Vokaltuch der Kammersängerin Rosa Silber (1950)

Exercise mit Strawinsky, ballet music on a painting by Paul Klee, with motifs by Stravinsky


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1950
      Revision dates : 1990
    • Duration : 18 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº ED 9423
Detailed formation
  • 1 piccolo, 1 flute, 1 oboe, 1 English horn, 1 clarinet, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 timpani, 1 percussionist, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 8 May 1951
    Location :

    Berlin, Titania Palast, Rias-Sonderkonzert


    Performers :

    Ferenc Fricsay : direction.

  • Date : 14 January 1991
    Location :

    Londres, Barbican Hall


    Performers :

    le Parnassus Ensemble, direction : Hans Werner Henze.

Table of contents

  • I. Introduction
  • II. Pas d'action
  • III. Deux variations
  • IV. Intermède
  • V. Pas de deux
  • VI. Conclusion