Concert Suite (Suite dal concerto)

From the opera “Don Chisciote”

For two sopranos, tenor (buffo), baritone, wind band and chamber orchestra

Year of composition 1976
Revised version 1978
Duration 22 minutes

I

Concert Suite (Suite dal concerto)

A Country Doctor (Ein Landarzt)

Monodram

Poem by Franz Kafka (English by Wesley Balk)

Year of composition 1964
Duration 33 minutes

For baritone and small orchestra

A Country Doctor (Ein Landarzt)

El Cimarrón

Recital for four musicians

Biography of the runaway slave Estéban Montejo
Text from the book by Miguel Barnet, translated and adapted for music by Hans Magnus Enzensberger

El Cimarrón

Elogium Musicum

amatissimi amici nunc remoti

for large mixed chorus (SATB) and orchestra
Latin text by Franco Serpa
Commissioned by Gewandhaus zu Leipzig

Period of composition 2007/08
Duration

Elogium Musicum

Essay on Pigs (Versuch über Schweine)

To a poem by Gastón Salvatore

For sprechgesang (baritone) and orchestra

I Introduction — What you’re attempting 
II Long discourse for duck decoy whistle
III Farewell Formulas
IV

Essay on Pigs (Versuch über Schweine)

Five Madrigals (Fünf Madrigale)

To poems from the “Great Testament” by François Villon

For small mixed chorus and eleven solo instruments

I Im Wald, da ruht
II Und ist kein Feld
III Als Kaiser Alexander
IV Wer sterben muß
V Dein Bild im…

Five Madrigals (Fünf Madrigale)

Five Neapolitan Songs (Fünf neapolitanische Lieder)

“Canzoni ’e copp’ ’o tammurro” (Songs to the beat of the drum)

on anonymous poems of the 17th century
For baritone and chamber orchestra

Year of composition 1956
Duration 17 minutes

Commissioned by the…

Five Neapolitan Songs (Fünf neapolitanische Lieder)

Flagging (Pflastersteine)

Chanson for Soprano and piano

Text by Sonja Korty

Year of composition 1950
 

Flagging (Pflastersteine)

Holy Night (Heilige Nacht)

A Christmas Song

For medium voice and recorder (flute, oboe, violin)
Poem by Hans-Ulrich Treichel

Year of composition 1993
Duration 3 minutes

„Heilige Nacht, der…

Holy Night (Heilige Nacht)

Jephte

Oratorio by Giacomo Carissimi (Marino 1605 – Roma 1674) (L)

Orchestrated by Hans Werner Henze

Year of composition 1976
Duration 30 minutes F

for Fausto 

Jephte

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