Settings from "Pierrot lunaire"

Version for Solo Soprano and Orchestra

William Kraft

Performing Ensemble: Voice and Orchestra
Text: "Pierrot lunaire" by Albert Giraud; German translation by Otto Erich Hartleben
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: Rental

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Additional Information

Commission Commissioned by the Schoenberg Institute, Leonard Stein, director, to set verses not used by Schoenberg.
Composition Date 1987-90
Duration 28:00
Orchestration Solo Sop.; 2(dbl. AltoFl./dbl.Picc.) 2(dbl.E.H.) 2(dbl.B.Cl.) 2 - 4 3 3 1; Timp. 3Perc. Pno.(Cel.) Hp. Str.


I. Prelude
II. Feerie (A Fairy Landscape)
III. Interlude 1
IV. Mein Bruder
V. Interlude 2
VI. Harlequinade
VII. Interlude 3: Phantasmagoria (for Nicolas Slonimsky)
VIII. Selbstmord

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