Apollo et Hyazinthus

Improvisations for harpsichord, solo alto and eight solo instruments

based on the poem “Im Park” by Georg Trakl

Period of composition 1948/49
Duration 17 minutes

Dedicated to René Leibowitz

„Wieder wandelnd im alten…

Apollo et Hyazinthus

Ariosi

For soprano, violin and orchestra

To poems by Torquato Tasso
Commissioned by the Edinburgh Festival Society

Year of composition 1963
Duration 27 minutes

Dedicated to the Earl of…

Ariosi

Ariosi

For soprano, violin and piano for four hands

To poems by Torquato Tasso
Dedicated to the Earl of Harewood

Year of composition 1963
Duration 27 minutes

I Qual rugiada
II Compianto
III Maraviglio…

Ariosi

Aristaeus

dramma in musica

per voce recitante (baritono) e orchestra

Poetry by Hans Werner Henze

Year of composition 1997, rev. 2003
Duration 48 minutes
Commissioned by…

Aristaeus

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…

Being Beauteous

Cantata della fiaba estrema

for soprano, chamber chorus and 13 instruments

Poem by Elsa Morante

Year of composition 1963
Duration 20 minutes

For Maja and Paul Sacher

Cantata della fiaba estrema

The Case (Der Vorwurf)

Concert aria to words by Franz Werfel

for baritone, trumpet, trombone and string orchestra

Year of composition 1948
Duration 12 minutes

The Case (Der Vorwurf)

Chamber Music 1958 (Kammermusik 1958)

On the hymn “In lieblicher Bläue” by Friedrich Hölderlin

For tenor, guitar and eight solo instruments
Dedicated to Benjamin Britten 

Year of composition 1958
Revised version 1963
Duration 40 minutes

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Chamber Music 1958 (Kammermusik 1958)

Chanson for Chile (Chanson für Chile)

for tenor and guitar

Text by Dieter Süverkrüp

Chanson for Chile (Chanson für Chile)

Chorus of the Captured Trojans

(Chor gefangener Trojer)

Symphonic movement for mixed chorus and large orchestra from Goethe’s “Faust”, Part II, act 3

World premiere 1948
Revised version 1964
Duration 15…

Chorus of the Captured Trojans

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