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Alfred Schnittke: "Seid nüchtern und wachet ..."

  • for counter tenor, contralto, tenor, bass, mixed choir, organ and orchestra
  • 3 3 3 3 - 4 4 4 1 - timp, perc(6), e.guit und bass guit, cel, pno, hpsd - str
  • Duration: 35’
  • Instrumentation details:
    3(also picc.) 3(also c.a) 3(also alto- and baritone sax.) 2 cbsn. - 4 4 4 1 - timp., perc. (cymbal, tambourineo, tamburo, tom-tom, gran cassa, tam-tam, flexaton, xyl., vib., marimba, campane): 6 player - electric guitar and bass guitar, cel., pno., hpsd. - str.
  • Choir: SATB
  • Composer: Alfred Schnittke
  • Librettist: Jörg Morgener


The complete perusal score (PDF-preview)

World première

Konzerthaus, Großer Saal, Wien (AT)
Wiener Symphoniker
Gennadi Roschdestwenski
Main soloists:
Martin Haselböck, org; Paul Esswood, Helmut Wildhaber, Günther Reich

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