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 Francis BURT 

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VOLPONE or THE FOX op. 9 (1952/1958; revised version 1960/1961)
Opera in four Acts after the play by Ben Jonson; original language: english, german translation: Arnold H. Eichmann.
Volpone, bass / Mosca, tenor / Voltore, baritone / Corbaccio, tenor / Corvino, bass / Bonario, baritone / Celia, soprano / Androgyno, mezzosoprano / Nano, tenor / Buffone, baritone / 4 smaller parts
Choir: SATB
Instr: 3·2·2·2 - 4·3·3·1 - timp., perc. - hrp. - str.
full evening 
World première: 1960, Stuttgart; revised version 1963, Oldenburg
UE 12808 piano reduction englisch, german on sale/ UE 12810 Libretto(only german) on sale / performance material on hire

THE GOLEM op. 11 (1959/1963)
Ballet in one Act by Erika Hanka, Yvonne Georgi and Francis Burt
Instr: 3·3·3·3 - 4·3·3·1 - timp., perc. (3) - str.
35' 
1 set
World première: 1965, Hannover.
UE 13853 piano reduction on sale /
performance material on hire
CD Francis Burt Amadeo 431 853 - 2 (Österreichische Musik der Gegenwart)

BARNSTABLE oder JEMAND AUF DEM DACHBODEN op. 13 (1967/1969)
Opera in one Act after the play "Barnstable" by James Saunders in the translation by Hilde Spiel.
Charles Carboy, character tenor / Daphne, seine Frau,
mezzosoprano / Helene, seine Tochter, mezzosoprano / Ehrwürden Peregrin Teeter,
baritone / Sandra, das Dienstmädchen, soprano
no choir
Instr: 3·3·3·3 - 4·3·3·1 - timp., perc.(3) - cel., pno. - str. - On stage: 2 fl., tape
1 set
55'
World première: 1969, Kassel
Bärenreiter Verlag 6008 a piano reduction on sale / performance material on hire

Mahan (Opera) (1997-2007)
Opera in seven scenes
Libretto: Richard Bletschacher
Mahan, a successful young man, tenor / Callaghan, his friend from youth, baritone / the girl friend, speaker / the first friend, speaker / the second friend, speaker / the old man, basso / the old woman, mezzo soprano / the young girl, high soprano/ the guard, basso baritone/ the door guard, basso / the sleepless woman, alto / the lord of the garden, character tenor/ the first girl, soprano / the second girl, soprano / the third girl, mezzo soprano / the first harbour worker, tenor / the second harbour worker, baritone / background actors: prisoners, guards, assistans; butlers and party guests
Choir: SSAATTBB: eight voices from the windows of a flat, later eight voices out of the dark
Instr.: 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - Pk, Perc(3), Hrp, Cel, Piano, Ssax(B), E-Git, Str

performance material on hire: UE

Vocal

Two songs of David op.1 (1951)
for Choir a Capella
I. David's lament over Saul and Jonathan (II.Samuel 1.19, 23-27)
II. O sing unto the Lord a new song (Psalm 98)
6'
unpublished

HÜTE (1952)
Nr.3 of the "Liederheft für Margot und H. H. S."
7 songs after poems by Carl Sandburg for middle voice and piano
2'
Verlag Bote & Bock on sale

THE SKULL op. 6 (1953/54)
Being the Meditation of a Courtier upon the Skull of his Poisoned Mistress.
Cantata for Tenor and Piano from the play "The Revenger's Tragedy" by Cyril Tourneur
8'
UE on sale

THE SKULL · Der Schädel op.6 revised version(1955)
Cantata for Tenor and Orchestra
German translation: Ernst Hartmann
Instr: 2·2·2·2 - 2·2·2·0 - timp. - str.
10'
UE 12790 piano reduction on sale englisch, german /
performance material on hire

UNTER DER BLANKEN HACKE DES MONDS (Under the moon's naked sickle) (1974/1976)
for Baritone and Orchestra after poems by Peter Huchel
Instr: 3(3. also picc.)·2·ca·3·3(3. also cbn.) - 4·3·3·1 - timp., perc.(3) - hrp., cel., pno. - str.: 12. 12. 10. 8. 8
17'
UE 18416 piano reduction on sale /
performance material on hire

UND GOTT DER HERR SPRACH (And the Lord God said) (1976-1983)
Reflections after a Golden Wedding for Mezzosoprano, Baritone, Bass, Double Chorus and Large Orchestra
Text from the Old Testament, in the translation of Martin Luther.
Instr: 4(1. also bassfI., 2. also alto-fI, 3. and 4. also  picc.)·4(4. also ca)·4 (3. also Eb-Clar., 4. also  bassclar.)·3·cbn.
- 6·4 (1. and 2. also picc.-trp.)·4·1 -  timp.(2), perc.(5)-cel., pno., organ - str.
40'
UE 17726 piano reduction on sale / performance material on hire
CD: NMC DO63 M

BAVARIAN GENTIANS (1956/2001)
for Chamber Choir and Six Instruments
after a poem by D.H.Lawrence
13'
UE 13918 study score on sale / performance material on hire


Mariens Wiegenlied for choir a capella (2011)
Poem by Lope de Vega (1562–1635), german translation by Richard Bletschacher (*1936)
5'

UE score on sale / performance material on hire

Orchestral

IAMBICS op. 5 (1953)
for Orchestra
Instr: 3·2·2·2 - 4·3·3·1 - timp., perc. - str.
10'
Verlag Bote & Bock study score on sale / performance material on hire
CD ORF "Edition Zeitton" CD 173 (Item. Nr. CD 2001 785 ORF Shop, 1040 Vienna, Austria, E-mail: orfshop@orf.at )

ESPRESSIONE ORCHESTRALE op. 10 (1958/1959)
for Orchestra
Instr: 3·2·2·2 - 4·3·3·1 - timp., perc.(2) - str.
13'
UE 13434 study score on sale / performance material on hire

FANTASMAGORIA PER ORCHESTRA op. 12 (1963)
Instr: 3·3·3·3 - 4·3·3·1 - timp., perc.(2) - str.
14'
UE 15178 study score on sale / performance material on hire  
CD Radio Symphonie Orchester Wien, Dennis Russel Davies, ORF Edition Zeitton, CD 325

MORGANA (1985/1986)
Five Images for Orchestra
Instr: 1·1·1·1 - 1·1·1·0 - str.: 12·12·10·8·6
15'
UE 18417K
study score on sale / performance material on hire  
CD Francis Burt Amadeo 431 853 - 2 (Österreichische Musik der Gegenwart)

BLIND VISIONS (1994/1995)
for Oboe and Small Orchestra
Soloist: Oboe Instr: 2 trp. (also picc.-trp.), 2 trbn. (1. also alto-trbn.) - perc., vibr., marimba - cimbalom - str.: 8·6·4·4·2
17'
UE 30881 score on sale / performance material on hire


Small Ensemble and instrumental

THREE LITTLE PIANO PIECES FOR J. J. (1949)
3'
UE 19886 on sale

DUO op. 7 (1954)
for clarinet and piano
9'
UE 12946 on sale  

STRING QUARTET op. 2 (1951/1952)
14'
Editor: Bote & Bock score and parts on sale
CD Koehne-Quartett-Wien, Creatives Centurm

MUSIK FÜR ZWEI KLAVIERE op. 4 (Music for two pianos) (1953)
10'
Verlag Bote & Bock
on sale

FOR WILLIAM (1988)
for Nine Players
Instr: fl., clar. - fr.hrn., trp. - perc. - pno. - vln., vla., vcl.
5'
UE
performance material on hire

ECHOES (1988/1989)
for Nine Players
Instr: fl., clar. - hrn., trp. - perc. - pno. - vln., vla., vcl.
10'
UE 19250K study score on sale / performance material on hire
CD Francis Burt Amadeo 431 853 - 2 (Österreichische Musik der Gegenwart)

FÜR ALFRED SCHLEE (1991)
"Ein postmoderner Geburtstagsgruß" for String Quartet
1'
UE performance material on hire
CD Koehne-Quartett-Wien, Creatives Centurm

STRING QUARTET II (1993/1994)
14'
UE 30221 score on sale / UE 30222K performance material on sale
CD Koehne-Quartett-Wien, Creatives Centurm

HOMMAGE À JEAN-HENRI FABRE (1992/1993)
A Bucolic Fantasy for 2 Flutes, Violin, Mandolin and Percussion
15'
UE 30228 score on sale / UE 30229K parts on sale

CD exxj Ensemble XX.Jahrhundert, Peter Burwik

Mohn und Gedächtnis (für Paul Celan) for ensemble (2010)
Instruments: 2 1 2 2 - 2 1 1 0 - Perc(2), Harp, Akk, Pno, Vl(4), Va, Vc, Db
UE performance material on hire

Variationen eines alten Liedes (for clarinet in Bb, akkordion, viola and double bass) (2012)
5'
UE
35896, commissioned by Ensembles Wiener Collage


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