Karl Amadeus Hartmann: Waxworks

5 short operas
CD
Label: WERGO (WER 6640-2)
Published in: 2001

Composer Hans Werner Henze

 

 

The Man who rose from the Dead

Completed from the sketches and orchestrated by Günter Bialas and Hans Werner Henze

Thomas Harper (Ringleader - tenor)
Michael Kraus (Rich man - baritone)
Nadja-Martina Schulz (Woman’s voice - speaking part)
Christian Gaul (A voice - speaking part)

 

 

Indeed...?!

Completed from the sketches and orchestrated by Hans Werner Henze

Claudia Barainsky (Woman - soprano)
Thomas Harper (Policeman - tenor)
Michael Kraus (Son - baritone)
Egbert Junghanns (Father - baritone)
Members of the Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin (DSO)

Dirigent: Roger Epple

Content

Karl Amadeus Hartmann

Waxworks

Five little Operas (1929/30)
Libretti by Erich Bormann

1. The Life and Death of the Holy Devil
2. The Man Who Rose from the Dead (Completed from the sketches and orchestrated by Günter Bialas and Hans Werner Henze)
3. Chaplin-Ford-Trot (Completed from the sketches and orchestrated by Wilfried Hiller)
4. Indeed …?! (Completed from the sketches and orchestrated by Hans Werner Henze)
5.
The Widow of Ephesus