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Baal-Gesänge

(Baal-Chants)

for baritone and orchestra

text: Bertolt Brecht · dedicatee: Theo Adam

Created1981
World premiere22. January 1981, Hamburg, NDR · Theo Adam, baritone · NDR Symphony Orchestra · Friedrich Cerha, conductor
Duration52'00''
Instrumentation2 (also pic.) · 2 · ca. · 2 (also E-bcl.) · ssx. (also asx.) ·asx. (also tsx.) · 3 (3rd also cbn.) - 4 · 3 (3rd also flg.) · 4 (1st also thn.) · 1 - timp. · perc. (5 performers) - hp. · gtr. · acn. · eorg. - str. (14 · 12 · 10 · 10 · 8)
Movements1. Ichtyosauus Parabel
2. Legende der Dirne Evelyn Roe
3. Sommerlied
4. Loblied auf den Abort
5. Couplet
6. Arie des Bettlers
7. Lied vom ertrunkenen Mädchen
8. Der Tod im Wald
9. Von Sonne krank
10. Baals Tod
PublisherUniversal Edition

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