SIR PETER MAXWELL DAVIES

Der Heisse Ofen

Collaborative opera written by nine composers and co-ordinated by Hans Werner Henze

1975

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Synopsis

Composer Notes

Programme Notes

Three scholarly metric canons, with ‘accelerandi’, lead into a quick finale, with no break. (The exact rhythmic notation of one of these is so intricate I thought it tactful to ask the ‘cellist to play “con buonumore”)

 

First Performance