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NAGASAKI. Oratorio for mezzo soprano, choir and
orchestra

Composer: Schnittke, Alfred
Lyricists: Sofronow, Anatoli / Fere, Georgi / Eisaku, Yoneda / Toson, Shimazaki
Playing time: 40:00
Opus/Year: (1958)
Genre: Vocal symphonic music
Instrumentation: 4(2 picc).4(cor. anglais).4(Ebcl), bass cl).4(db bn) - 8.4.4.2 - perc (timp, tgl, claves, side dr, bass dr, cym, tam-t, tubular bells, glsp, vibr, termenvox, keyboard instruments). 2 harps. cel. piano. strings
Premiere performance: 23.11.2006 / Capetown / ZA / Hanneli Rupert (Mezzosopran) / Philharmonisches Orchester Kapstadt / Opernchor Kapstadt / Owain Arwel Hughes (Leitung)
First perfomance(s): 10.12.2014 / New York / USA / Carnegie Hall / Sara Murphy (Mezzosopran) / American Symphony Orchestra / Bard Festival Chorale / Leon Botstein (Leitung)

Sätze:

Nagasaki, Stadt der Trauer (1.)
Der Morgen (2.)
An jenem schicksalhaften Tag ... (3.)
Auf der Asche (4.)
Die Sonne des Friedens (5.)

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