Children's pantomime for solo soprano and chamber orchestra.
Reconstructed by Meirion Bowen from Weill's autograph piano score.
It was a sensation when Weill's original orchestration for Zaubernacht -lost for 80 years- surfaced in 2006.
New performing materials are now available, based on a critical edition of Weill's original score.
English title: Magic night.
Orchestra: fl/picc, cl, bsn; piano, harp, perc; string quartet.
Duration: 60 minutes
First performance: June 1, 2000, Köln, Ingrid Schmithüsen, vocalist, Ensemble Contrasts, Celso Antunes, cond.
Capriccio CD 67011
arrangement by British orchestrator Meirion Bowen in the late 1990s
Ingrid Schmithüsen, soprano
Ensemble Contrasts Köln
Celso Antunes, cond.