Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Chor gefangener Trojer (1948)

symphonic movement for mixed choir and large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1948
      Revision dates : 1964
    • Duration : 15 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº ED 9127
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Goethe Faust, deuxième partie, acte 3.

Detailed formation
  • mixed choir
  • 2 piccolos, 1 flute, 2 oboes (also 1 English horn), 1 Eb clarinet, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 timpani, 3 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 piano, 1 celesta, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 6 February 1949
    Location :

    Bielefeld


    Performers :

    Hans Hoffmann : direction, chœur de l'association musicale de Bielefeld, orchestre de la ville de Bielefeld.