Ein Totentanz zu Basel, im Jahre 1943
(A Dance of the Dead in Basle, in 1943) Open air mime and dance spectacle on an scenario by Mariette de Meyenbourg

Year of composition




Scored for

boys’ choir, string orchestra, jazz ensemble and Basle drums

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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