Hans Werner Henze

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Hans Werner Henze (born 1926) was among the most prolific and frequently performed German composers of his generation.
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Compositions

Year Title Avg.
1992 Adagio, adagio, serenade, for violin, cello & piano 03:57 Chamber Music Serenade
1965 Adagio, Fugue and Mänadentanz, suite from the opera "The Bassarids" 25:28 Orchestral
1984 L'amour à mort, film score Film Score
1983 Un amour de Swann, film score Film Score
1960 Antifone, for 11 strings, winds & percussion 16:36 Orchestral Open Form
1948 Apollo et Hyazinthus, "improvisations" for alto & chamber ensemble 16:59 Vocal Music
1993 Appasionatamente plus, fantasy for orchestra (from opera "Gogo no eiko") 19:52 Orchestral Fantasy
1963 Ariosi, for soprano, violin & orchestra (or piano, 4 hands) 26:27 Vocal Music
1997 Aristaeus, for voice & orchestra 48:28 Vocal Music
1983 Auden Songs (3), for tenor & piano 10:21 Vocal Music
1977 L'autunno, for 5 wind instruments 26:07 Chamber Music
1949 Ballet-Variationen, ballet 15:24 Ballet
1979 Barcarola, for orchestra 21:29 Orchestral
1964 The Bassarids, opera in 1 act 02:13:01 Opera Opera
1963 Being Beauteous, for coloratura soprano, harp & 4 cellos 15:01 Vocal Music Art Song
1996 Boleros (7), for orchestra (from opera "Venus und Adonis") 20:16 Orchestral
1951 Boulevard Solitude, lyric drama in 7 scenes 14:00 Opera Opera
1993 An Brenton, for viola 02:54 Chamber Music
1963 Cantata della fiaba estrema, for soprano, chamber chorus & 13 instruments 22:30 Vocal Music
1982 Canzona, for for oboe, piano, harp, 3 violins & cello (on material from opera "The English Cat") 14:47 Chamber Music
1976 Capriccio, for cello 07:57 Chamber Music Capriccio
1963 Los caprichos, fantasy for orchestra 15:30 Orchestral
1974 Carillon, Récitatif, Masque, for guitar, mandolin & harp 10:56 Chamber Music Character Piece
1980 Cherubino, miniatures (3) for piano 10:29 Keyboard
1969 El Cimarrón, for baritone, flutes, guitar & percussion 01:19:20 Vocal Music
1969 Compases para preguntas ensimismadas, for viola & 22 instruments 24:43 Concerto
1947 Concertino, for piano, winds & percussion 12:50 Concerto
1966 Concerto for Double Bass 31:04 Concerto
1956 Concerto per il Marigny, for 9 instruments (withdrawn by the composer and reworked into "Requiem") 06:34 Chamber Music
1958 Dithyramben (3), for chamber orchestra 18:16 Orchestral
1966 Double Concerto, for oboe, harp & strings 29:17 Concerto Concerto
1959 Elegy for Young Lovers, opera in 3 acts 59:32 Opera Opera
1953 Das Ende einer Welt, radio opera (later revised for stage) 37:26 Opera
1983 The English Cat, story for singers & instrumentalists in 2 acts 02:05:02 Opera
1979 Epitaph, for cello solo 02:19 Chamber Music
1996 Erlkönig, fantasy for orchestra (from balle "Le fils de l'air") 05:42 Orchestral
1979 Étude Philharmonique, for violin 06:52 Chamber Music Etude
1966 Fantasia, for strings or string sextet (from film "Der junge Törless") 12:19 Orchestral
1989 For Manfred, for violin solo 02:21 Chamber Music
1994 For Reinhold, for piano 01:42 Keyboard
1958 Fragments (3) of Hölderlin, for tenor & guitar 10:21 Vocal Music
1971 Fragments from a Show, for brass quintet (from opera "Der langwierige Weg in die Wohnung der Natascha Ungeheurer") 07:52 Chamber Music Brass Quintet
1990 Fünf Nachtstücke, for violin & piano 09:04 Chamber Music
1997 Gesänge (6) aus dem Arabischen, for tenor & piano 46:20 Vocal Music Song
1971 Heliogabalus imperator, musical allegory for orchestra 29:10 Orchestral
2001 L'heure bleue, for 16 instruments 03:47 Chamber Music Sinfonietta
1960 A Jewish Chronicle, for 2 speakers, alto, bass, chamber choir & chamber orchestra (collaborative work with 4 other composers) 08:41 Choral
1964 Der junge Lord, comic opera in 2 acts 02:18:32 Opera Opera
1966 Der junge Törless, for string sextet (arrangement of "Fantasia") 15:45 Chamber Music
1946 Kammerkonzert, for piano, flute & strings 13:08 Concerto
1958 Kammermusik 1958, for tenor, guitar & 8 solo instruments 47:59 Vocal Music
1948 Kammersonate, for piano trio 13:04 Chamber Music
2000 Ein kleines Potpourri, for flute, vibraphone, harp & piano (from the opera "Boulevard Solitude") 09:36 Chamber Music Suite
1952 König Hirsch, opera in 3 acts (revised as "Il re cervo") Opera Opera
1951 Ein Landarzt, radio opera (later revised for stage) 25:48 Opera
1977 Ländler, for violin solo (withdrawn by composer) 02:33 Chamber Music
1964 Lieder von einer Insel, for chamber chorus, trombone, 2 cellos, bass, organ, percussion & timpani 24:33 Choral
1963 Lucy Escott Variations, for harpsichord (or piano) 10:38 Keyboard
1947 Madrigals (5), for small chorus & 11 instruments 13:55 Choral
1988 La mano sinistra, for piano 02:53 Keyboard
1997 Märchenbilder (3), for guitar (arranged from the opera "Pollicino"; also arranged by J.Ruck for 2 guitars) 04:53 Chamber Music
1978 Margareten-Walzer, for piano 02:55 Keyboard
1970 Memorias de "El Cimarrón", for guitar (also arranged for 2 guitars) 18:54 Chamber Music
1992 Minette, arranged by A.Pfeifer for descant zither, or by J.Ruck for 2 guitars (from opera "The English Cat") 23:29 Chamber Music
1981 The Miracle of the Rose, for solo clarinet & large ensemble 27:09 Concerto
1967 Moralities, morality plays (3) 24:46 Opera Cantata
1963 Muriel, film score Show/Musical
1966 Muses of Sicily (Muzen Sizilians), for chorus, 2 pianos, winds & timpani 27:56 Choral
1957 Nachstücke und Arien, for soprano & orchestra 23:05 Vocal Music
1956 Neapolitan Lieder (5), for baritone & small orchestra 16:30 Vocal Music
1996 New Folksongs and Herdsmen Songs, for bassoon, guitar & string trio (from musical play "Öedipus der Tyrann") 13:46 Chamber Music Suite
1962 Novae de infinito laudes, for soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, chorus & ensemble 47:21 Choral
1996 Ode al dodicesimo apostolo, for piano 02:34 Keyboard
1985 Ode an eine Äolsharfe, for large ensemble 11:38 Chamber Music
1953 Ode on den Westwind, for cello & orchestra 22:19 Concerto
2001 Olly on the Shore, for piano 01:58 Keyboard
1981 Orpheus Behind the Wire, for chorus 21:39 Choral
2012 Ouvertüre zu einem Theater, for orchestra 04:51 Orchestral Overture
1999 Peter Doll zum Abschied, for violin 03:05 Chamber Music Solo
1984 Un petite phrase, for piano (from film score "Un amour de Swann") 02:55 Keyboard
1950 Piano Concerto No. 1 18:14 Concerto
1967 Piano Concerto No. 2 49:07 Concerto Concerto
1959 Piano Sonata 16:04 Keyboard Sonata
1988 Piece for Peter, for piano 01:12 Keyboard
1980 Pieces (6) for Young Pianists, for piano (from opera "Pollicino") Keyboard
1955 Poems (4), for orchestra 10:48 Orchestral
1979 Pollicino, musical fairy tale opera 01:27:01 Opera
1958 Der Prinze von Homburg, opera in 3 acts Opera
1952 Quintet for Winds 10:48 Chamber Music Wind Quintet
1968 The Raft of the Medusa, oratorio for soprano, baritone, speaker, chorus, boys' voices & orchestra 01:14:57 Choral Oratorio
1975 Ragtimes and Habaneras, sinfonia, also various arrangements for band & brass 14:25 Band Music Rag
1990 Requiem: sacred concertos (9), for piano, trumpet & orchestra 01:07:19 Concerto Requiem
1975 Royal Winter Music (Sonata No.1), for guitar 23:07 Chamber Music Sonata
1979 Royal Winter Music (Sonata No.2), for guitar 22:19 Chamber Music Sonata
1977 S. Biagio 9 agosto ore 12.07, for double bass solo 08:37 Chamber Music
Scorriabanda sinfonica sopra la tomba di una Maratona, for orchestra 15:20 Orchestral
2003 Sebastian im Traum, for orchestra 14:22 Orchestral
1984 Selbst- und Zweigespräche, trio for viola, guitar & keyboard 08:45 Chamber Music
1991 La selva incantata, aria & rondo for orchestra (from opera "König Hirsch") 11:27 Orchestral Cantata
1949 Serenade, for cello (also arranged by L.Drew for double bass) 07:36 Chamber Music Serenade
1986 Serenade, for violin solo 03:13 Chamber Music
1951 Sinfonische Zwischenspiele, for orchestra (from opera "Boulevard Solitude") 15:03 Orchestral
1983 Sonata for 6 players 14:49 Chamber Music
1983 Sonata for 8 brass instruments 07:05 Chamber Music
1957 Sonata for strings 14:55 Orchestral
1978 Sonata for viola & piano 20:39 Chamber Music
1946 Sonata for violin & piano 15:09 Chamber Music
1976 Sonata for violin solo 18:00 Chamber Music
1947 Sonatina for piano (withdrawn by composer) 09:11 Keyboard
1974 Sonatina for trumpet (also arranged by M.Harvey for trombone) 04:22 Chamber Music Sonatina
1979 Sonatina for violin & piano (from the opera "Pollicino") 08:42 Chamber Music Sonatina
1947 Sonatine for flute & piano 09:29 Chamber Music Sonata
1973 Stimmen (Voices), 22 songs for mezzo-soprano, tenor & instrumental ensemble 01:10:02 Vocal Music Song Cycle
1947 String Quartet No.1 18:57 Chamber Music Quartet
1952 String Quartet No.2 14:54 Chamber Music Quartet
1975 String Quartet No.3 19:01 Chamber Music Quartet
1976 String Quartet No.4 35:12 Chamber Music Quartet
1976 String Quartet No.5 25:28 Chamber Music Quartet
1956 Symphonic Etudes (3), for orchestra 13:40 Orchestral Etude
Symphonies Symphony
1947 Symphony No. 1, for chamber orchestra 18:59 Symphony Symphony
1997 Symphony No. 10 38:24 Symphony
1949 Symphony No. 2 19:00 Symphony Symphony
1949 Symphony No. 3 24:00 Symphony Symphony
1955 Symphony No. 4 24:00 Symphony Symphony
1962 Symphony No. 5 20:17 Symphony Symphony
1969 Symphony No. 6, for 2 chamber orchestras 38:40 Symphony Symphony
1983 Symphony No. 7 37:04 Symphony Symphony
1992 Symphony No. 8 25:25 Symphony Symphony
1995 Symphony No. 9, for chorus & orchestra 53:18 Symphony
1971 The Tedious Way to Natasha Ungeheur's Apartment, musical theatre 58:19 Show/Musical
1967 Telemanniana, for orchestra 13:04 Orchestral
1958 Tientos (3), for guitar (from "Kammermusik 1958") 04:49 Chamber Music Suite
1994 Toccata mistica, for piano 04:58 Keyboard Toccata
1979 Toccata senza fuga, for organ (from ballet "Orpheus") 07:17 Keyboard Toccata
1998 Trio, for violin, viola & cello 24:11 Chamber Music
2003 Tristan, preludes for piano 14:46 Keyboard
1972 Tristan, preludes for piano, orchestra & tape 43:24 Concerto
1956 Undine, ballet in 3 acts 01:42:20 Ballet Ballet
1949 Variations, for piano, Op. 13 12:03 Keyboard Variations
1986 Das verratene Meer (The Ocean Betrayed), music drama in 2 acts (aka "Gogo no Eiko") 01:49:22 Opera
1968 Versuch über Schweine, for baritone & orchestra 20:37 Vocal Music
1947 Violin Concerto No. 1 25:18 Concerto
1971 Violin Concerto No. 2, for bass-baritone, violin, 33 instruments & tape 35:39 Concerto Concerto
1996 Violin Concerto No. 3 26:02 Concerto
1977 Il Vitalino raddoppiato, chaconne for violin & chamber orchestra 33:15 Concerto
1973 Voices, for mezzo-soprano, tenor & orchestra 01:36:41 Vocal Music
1950 Das Vokaltuch der Kammersängerin Rosa Silber, ballet 15:12 Ballet
1948 Whispers from Heavenly Death, cantata for soprano or tenor & small ensemble 08:32 Vocal Music
Work(s) Overview Miscellaneous (Classical)
1948 Das Wundertheatre, opera for actors 32:47 Opera