1948 Vocal pieces

Whispers from Heavenly Death (Instrumentalists)

Cantata on the poem of the same name by Walt Whitman

For high voice (soprano or tenor) and eight instrumentalists

I Darest thou now, o soul
II No map here, nor guide
III I know it not, o soul
IV Till when the ties loosen
V Then we burst forth

Year of composition 1948
Duration 7 minutes

World premiere

World premiere 1950 Frankfurt on the Main

 

Orchestermitglieder des Hessischen Rundfunks

Conductor Winfried Zillig

Instrumentation

1 Tromba
Xilofono
Vibrafono
Glockenspiel
Percussione Piatto sospeso
Tamtam
Maracas
Claves
[per 1]
Arpa
Celesta
1 Violoncello