Ein Totentanz zu Basel, im Jahre 1943
(A Dance of the Dead in Basle, in 1943) – mime and dance spectacle

Open air mime and dance spectacle on a scenario by Mariette de Meyenbourg

Year of composition




Scored for

boys’ choir, 6 to 8 baritones, string orchestra, jazz ensemble, Basle drums and mime artists

Publication information


World premiere: Basle, 27 May 1943

Recordings (selective list)

  • ARMAB Orchestra
    Sacramentskoor Breda
    Hineni String Orchestra
    Basle drums: Edith Habraken, Christine van Arx and Eduard Grass-Haas
    Geoffrey Madge, piano
    Bastiaan Blomhert, conductor
    CPO 777 997-2 ℗ 2016 (FMS068)

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