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Vom Tod im Wald, op. 23 (Death in the Forest)

Ballad for bass solo and ten wind instruments. Setting of text by Bertolt Brecht.

Work Details


9 minutes

First Performance

23 November 1927, Berlin, Heinrich Hermanns, vocalist, members of the Berlin Philharmonic, Eugen Lang, cond.

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  • Instrumentation

    • 2 Clarinets
    • Bassoon
    • Contrabassoon (bn)
    • 2 Horns
    • 2 Trumpets
    • Trombone
    • Bass trombone

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