Vocal pieces 1990

Paraphrases on Dostoyevsky (Paraphrasen über Dostojewski)

Texts for Prince Myshkin by Ingeborg Bachmann (English by Michael Hulse)
For actor and eleven instruments

Year of composition 1990
Duration 32 minutes

I Introduction
II Danse
III Petits jeux
IV Pas de quatre
V Grand pas
VI Air 1
VII Scène
VIII Interlude
IX Pas de deux
X Air 2
XI Scène
XII (Ballade) Ritornell
XIII Ballet blanc
XIV Scène
XV Interlude
XVI Variations
XVII Pantomime
XVIII (Finale) Bolero
XIX Apotheose

World premiere

World premiere 12. January 1991

London · Barbican Hall · Henze-Festival

London Sinfonietta
Narrator Jonathan Moore
Conductor Ingo Metzmacher

Comments

Removed from this version are the sections which in the ballet include incidental music (XII a/b and XIII c/e).

Hans Werner Henze

Instrumentation

1 Flautoanche Ottavino
1 Clarinetto
1 Fagotto
1 Tromba
1 Trombone
PercussioneTriangolo, Piatto sospeso, Tamtam, 2 Tomtom,
Entrata
Danza
Piccoli giochi Passo a quattro Grand pas Aria 1
Scena
Interludio
Passo a due
Aria 2
Scena
Ballata con ritornelli Ballet blanc
Scena Interludio Variazioni Pantomima (Finale) Bolero Apoteosi
Tamburo piccolo, Claves, Xilofono [per 1]
Pianoforte
anche soliViolini
Viole
Violoncelli
Contrabbassi