Being Beauteous | Kammermusik 1958

Premiere recording of the version with string orchestra
CD
Label: WERGO (WER 7334 2)
Composer: Hans Werner Henze
Published in: 02/2016

Being Beauteous

cantata based on the prose poem by Arthur Rimbaud from the cycle „Les Illumination“ for coloratura soprano, harp and four violoncello (1963)

Soprano Anna Prohaska
Harp Sophia Whitson
Violoncello Andreas Grünkorn
Violoncello Fabian Diederichs
Violoncello Katharina Kühl
Violoncello Valentin Priebus
Conductor Peter Ruzicka

Kammermusik 1958

on the hymn „In lieblicher Bläue“ [in Lovely Blue] by Friedrich Hölderlin for tenor, guitar and eight instruments (1859)
Premiere recording of the version with string orchestra

Tenor Peter Gijsbertsen
Guitar Jürgen Ruck
NDR Sinfonieorchester
Conductor Peter Ruzicka

Contents

Being Beauteous

cantata based on the prose poem by Arthur Rimbaud from the cycle „Les Illumination“ for coloratura soprano, harp and four violoncello (1963)

Kammermusik 1958

on the hymn „In lieblicher Bläue“ [in Lovely Blue] by Friedrich Hölderlin for tenor, guitar and eight instruments (1859)

I Prefazione
II In lieblicher Bläue
III Tento I, Du schönes Bächlein
IV Innen aus Verschiedenem entsteht
V Tento II, Es findet das Aug' oft
VI Gibt es auf Erden ein Maß?
VII Sonata
VIII Möcht ich ein Komet sein?
IX Cadenza
X Wenn einer in den Spiegel siehet
XI Tento III, Sohn Laios'
XII Wie Bäche reisset das Ende von etwas mich dahin
XIII Adagio (Epilogo)