Jailhouse songs (Knastgesänge)

Three music-theatre-pieces For puppet players, singers and instrumentalists

Libretti by Hans-Ulrich Treichel
Variations about four songs by Hans Werner Henze (1984)
Composed by Jörg Widmann (1995)

I Anthony the thief
II

Jailhouse songs (Knastgesänge)

Memorias de „El Cimarrón“

For two guitars arranged by Elena Cásoli and Jürgen Ruck

Year of composition 1995
Duration 13 minutes

Memorias de „El Cimarrón“

Mr. Pulcinella in Despair Again (Le disperazioni del Signor Pulcinella)

Dance comedy with song

Libretto (freely adapted after Molière) by Sergio Sivori
English by David Paul Graham

Commissioned by the Schwetzinger Festspiele

Period of…

Mr. Pulcinella in Despair Again (Le disperazioni del Signor Pulcinella)

Notturno

For wind instruments, double bass and piano

Year of composition 1995
Duration 8 minutes

A serenade for Klaus Rainer Schöll

Notturno

Seconda sonata per archi

Year of composition 1995
Duration 10 minutes

I Andante, molto sostenuto
II Allegretto, leggero
III Adagio

Dedicated to the string section of the…

Seconda sonata per archi

Shepherd’s Songs (Hirtenlieder)

From the opera “Venus and Adonis”

For six voices (SSMezTBarB) or chamber chorus a cappella

Year of composition 1993-95
Duration 11 minutes

I The Morning Arising
II Boisterous Adonis

Shepherd’s Songs (Hirtenlieder)

Three pieces for Orchestra (Drei Orchesterstücke)

based on a piano music by Karl Amadeus Hartmann

Year of composition 1995
Duration 20 minutes

I Pietà
II Funeral March
III Reveille

Three pieces for Orchestra (Drei Orchesterstücke)

Venus and Adonis (Venus und Adonis)

Opera in one act for singers and dancers

Libretto by Hans-Ulrich Treichel

Commissioned by the Bayerische Staatsoper

Period of composition 1993-95
Duration 70 minutes

Venus and Adonis (Venus und Adonis)

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