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

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)

A Country Doctor (Ein Landarzt)

Opera in one act

a word-for-word setting of the story by Franz Kafka (English by Wesley Balk)
New version 1964 (adaptation for theatre of the radio opera)

Year of…

A Country Doctor (Ein Landarzt)

Divertimenti

For two pianos

Year of composition 1964
Duration 12 minutes

I Allegro
II Con spirito
III
Largo
IV Vivace

Interludes from the opera “The Young…

Divertimenti

The End of a World (Das Ende einer Welt)

Opera buffa in one act by Wolfgang Hildesheimer

Adaption for theatre of the radio opera of the same name

English by Wesley Balk

Year of composition 1964
Duration 40 minutes

Dedicated to Ernst…

The End of a World (Das Ende einer Welt)

Interludes (Zwischenspiele)

From the opera “The Young Lord”

For orchestra

Year of composition 1964
Duration 15 minutes

I Allegro
II Con spirito
III Largo
IV
Vivace 

Interludes (Zwischenspiele)

The Judgement of Calliope

A pastoral by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman

Year of composition 1964
Revised version 1991
Duration 16 minutes

The Judgement of Calliope

The Magic Theatre (Das Wundertheater)

Opera based on an intermezzo by Miguel de Cervantes

(English by Wesley Balk)
One scene

Year of composition 1948
Revised version 1964
Duration 45 minutes

The Magic Theatre (Das Wundertheater)

The Peace (Der Frieden)

Incidental music for the play by Aristophanes, translated by Peter Hacks for the staging of Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, for bass, choir, trombone, guitar,…

The Peace (Der Frieden)

Songs from an Island (Lieder von einer Insel)

Choral Fantasies on poems by Ingeborg Bachmann

For chamber chorus, trombone, two violoncellos, double bass, chamber organ, percus- sion and timpani

Year of composition 1964
Duration 23 minutes

De…

Songs from an Island (Lieder von einer Insel)

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