Hanns Eisler (1898–1962) Bilder aus der “Kriegsfibel”
Cantata [solos,mix ch,orch] 1957 duration: 10'30'' Text: Bertolt Brecht
solos: STBar-choir: TB – 2.0.2.B-clar.1. – 18.104.22.168. – timp.perc – (4)acc – (2)db
The fourteen four-line verses Brecht wrote under documentary photos were composed with great precision and economy of means. The work is considered to be unfinished. The vocal numbers were to have been linked by interludes.