Chamber music Various instruments 1959 1970

The Emperor’s Nightingale (Des Kaisers Nachtigall)

Reduced version of the ballet-pantomime by Henning Brauel

Year of composition 1959
Revised version 1970
Duration 6 minutes

World premiere

World premiere 7. november 1970

Braunschweig · Festliche Tage neuer Kammermusik

Conductor Heinz Zeebe

Instrumentation

1 Flautoanche Ottavino
Percussione2 Triangoli
3 Piatti sospesi
3 Tamtam
3 Tomtom
Marimba
Campanella da rumba
Vibrafono (ad lib.)
Campane tubolari (ad lib.)
[per 3]
Celesta
Pianoforte