Being Beauteous

Cantata on the homonymous poem from “Les Illuminations” (1872/73) by Arthur Rimbaud

For coloratura soprano, harp and four violoncellos
In one movement

Year of composition 1963
Duration 15 minutes

For the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress Dedicated to the memory of Serge and Natalie Koussevitzky

„Devant une neige,
un Être de beauté de haute taille.“

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Du bist mir der kostbarste Mensch...?

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Being Beauteous | Kammermusik 1958

Premiere recording of the version with string orchestra
Being Beauteous | Kammermusik 1958
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Henze-Sämtliche Aufnahmen für Deutsche Grammophon

Henze-Sämtliche Aufnahmen für Deutsche Grammophon

After Mahler

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Being Beauteous

Cantata on the homonymous poem from “Les Illuminations” (1872/73) by Arthur Rimbaud
Being Beauteous
[Translate to Englisch:]

Being Beauteous

Kantate für Koloratursopran, Harfe und vier Violoncelli
Being Beauteous

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Being Beauteous

Cantata for coloratura soprano, harp and four violoncellos
Being Beauteous

Being Beauteous

Cantata for coloratura soprano, harp and four violoncellos
Being Beauteous

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„Being Beauteous“ von Hans Werner Henze

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„Being Beauteous“ von Hans Werner Henze

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