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For soprano, violin solo and orchestra  

Year of composition

1967

Duration

11'

Scored for

Soprano, violin solo and orchestra: 2 2 2 2 - 2 2 1 0 - timp. - harp - piano - strings
cf. Maria-Triptychon, part II (1968)

Publication information

Text(s)

Texts from the Bible (Luke 1, 44-55) in Luther’s translation

Commentary

Für Irmgard Seefried und Wolfgang Schneiderhan geschrieben.

Premiere

World premiere: Lucerne (CH), 14 August 1968 - International Music Weeks. Irmgard Seefried, soprano; Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violin; Bernard Haitink, conductor

Recordings (selective list)

  • Irmgard Seefried, soprano; Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violin
    Schweizerischer Festspielorchester
    Bernard Haitink, conductor
    Ludger Boeckenhoff Audite Musikproduktion ℗ + © 2016

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