Olga Neuwirth (1968)

Bählamms Fest (1997 -1998)

musical theater play in thirteen tableaux, after Leonora Carrington
[La Fête de l’Agneau]

electronic work
stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1997 - 1998
    • Duration : 1 h 34 mn
    • Editor : Ricordi, nº Sy. 3356
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Elfriede Jelinek, d’après la traduction d’Heribert Becker

Detailed formation
  • solistes : solo contralto [Mrs. Carnis] , solo baritone [Philip] , 2 solo sopranos [Theodora, Elizabeth ] , solo countertenor [Jeremy] , solo tenor [Robert, rôle parlé] , solo mezzo-soprano [Violet, rôle parlé] , narrator [Herny ] , 2 unspecified solo child voices [Araignée et chauve souris, petite fille]
  • flute (also piccolo, bass flute [avec traitement temps réel] ), 2 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet, 1 basset horn), bass clarinet (also contrabass clarinet [avec traitement temps réel] , saxophone [d'enfant] ), soprano saxophone (also tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone), bassoon (also contrabassoon, ocarina), horn (also other accessory [jouet d'enfant] ), 2 trumpets [plus 2 trompettes d'enfant] (also 1 piccolo trumpet), trombone, tuba [avec traitement temps réel] (also other accessory [jouet d'enfant] ), 2 percussionists, 2 electric guitars, accordion (also celesta, electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer), 2 violins, viola (also viola d'amore), 2 cellos (also other accessory [jouet d'enfant] ), double bass (also other accessory [hochet d'enfant] ), theremin

Creation information

  • Date : 19 June 1999
    Location :

    Autriche, Vienne, festival Wiener Festwochen.


Information about electronic
Electronic device : temps réel, dispositif multimédia (vidéo, lumière), autre dispositif électronique (sampler)