The Four Temperaments, EV 41 (Bitzan, Wendelin)




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Publisher Info. Wendelin Bitzan
Performers Singers from Berlin University of the Arts:
Vinzenz Weissenburger, Volker Mauruschat
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Work Title The Four Temperaments for Mixed Choir and Timpani
Alternative. Title Four Mood Pictures: Grief, Anger, Tranquility, Gaiety
Composer Bitzan, Wendelin
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. EV 41
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IWB 10
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 pieces:
1. Grief. Sehr mäßig
2. Anger. Wild und energisch
3. Tranquility. So langsam als möglich
4. Gaiety. Mäßig - Recht lebhaft
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 2007
First Performance. 2008-11
First Publication. 2009
Librettist Georg Trakl, Kurt Schwitters, Hermann Hesse, Christian Morgenstern
Language German
Dedication Christian Grube and the Chamber Choir of the Berlin University of the Arts
Average DurationAvg. Duration 9 1/2 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Mixed choir, Timpani