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Vom Tod im Wald, Op. 23 (1927)

Ballad for bass solo and ten wind instruments.
Text by Bertolt Brecht.

Performance Information

Performance Information

English title: Death in the Forest
Orchestra: 2 cl, bn, cbn (bn), 2 hn, 2 tpt, tbn, bass tbn.
Duration: 9 minutes
Performance Materials: USA, UK, BREV: EAMC
All other territories: UE
First performance: November 23, 1927, Berlin, Heinrich Hermanns, vocalist, members of the Berlin Philharmonic, Eugen Lang, cond.

Guide to orchestration, territory abbreviations, and publishers' symbols.


DGG CD 289 459 442-2 Michael Rippon, bass, The London Sinfonietta, David Atherton, cond.
Harmonia Mundi CD HMC 901422; reissued as HMA 1951422 Peter Kooy, Ensemble Musique Oblique, Philippe Herreweghe, cond.
Ondine CD ODE 771-2 Tomas Möwes, Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, Max Pommer, cond.
Glossa CD
GCDSA 922207
Jacob Bloch Jespersen, I Solisti del Vento, Paul Hillier, cond.