Ballet Variations (Ballett-Variationen)

Choreographic poem

dedicated to the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin on occasion of it's 75th anniversary

Year of composition 1949
New version 1998
Playing time 16…

Ballet Variations (Ballett-Variationen)

Ballet Variations (Ballett-Variationen)

for large orchestra

dedicated to the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin on occasion of it's 75th anniversary

Year of composition 1949
New version 1998
Duration 16 minutes

Ballet Variations (Ballett-Variationen)

Barcarola

For large Orchestra
Commissioned by the Tonhalle-Gesellschaft, Zürich

Year of composition 1979
Duration 20 minutes

In memoriam Paul Dessau

Barcarola

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

Boulevard Solitude

Lyrical drama in seven scenes

Libretto by Grete Weil
Scenario by Walter Jockisch
(English by Norman Platt)

Year of composition 1951
Duration 82 minutes

Boulevard Solitude

The Bassarids (Die Bassariden)

Music drama in one act by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman

Commissioned by the Salzburger Festspiele

Period of composition 1964-65
Revised version 1992
Duration 120 minutes

The Bassarids (Die Bassariden)

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