Der Schlaf der Gerechten
Opus Number: opus 90
Composer: Schwertsik Kurt
Librettist: Tornquist Kristine
Year of Origin: 2004
Duration: ~ 15m
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Der Schlaf der Gerechten

Instrumentation Details

Solo: vocals (5)

bass clarinet (1), saxophone (1), trumpet (1), trombone (1), vibraphone (1), accordion (1), violin (1), double bass (1)

Publication

Type of Publication:  Publisher
Publisher:  Boosey & Hawkes

Commission-Dedication-Occasion

Commission:

2004 sirene Operntheater

Additional Information

one of seven "operellas" (short operas with features of chamber music) commissioned by sirene Operntheater; see also:

  • "Stretta" by Wolfram Wagner
  • "HerzLosZeitLos" by Peter Planyavsky
  • "Das gestohlene Herz" by Jury Everhartz
  • "Die vertauschten Köpfe" by Christof Dienz

Premiere

Organiser:  sirene Operntheater
Location:  Tiroler Landestheater
Year:  2004
Date:  31. October 2004
Performer:  Keilhack Dorian

Performers: Renate Fankhauser, Shauna Elkin, Dan Chamandy, Michael Wagner (solo-vocals)
Further information: Kristine Tornquist (director), Walter Vogelweider (scenery), Julia Libiseller (costumes)