Film music 1983

Un Amour de Swann

(Swann in love)

Soundtrack for the movie by Volker Schloendorff after the novel by Marcel Proust (screenplay by Peter Brook)

Composition realized by collaboration of students of Henze’s Cologne composition class: David Paul Graham, Gerd Kühr and Marcel Wengler

Year of composition 1983



World premiere

World premiere 23. February 1984



The film score is based on the instrumental II. movement Compianto (Klage) of the piece Ariosi on poems by Torquato Tasso for soprano, violin and orchestra (1963)

Peter Petersen