Composition database

This is the Composition Database of BMC, which includes information about works by composers that are either Hungarian or Hungarian by origin or live in Hungary.

Title of the work

Schiller: energische Schönheit


Original / Hungarian title
Schiller: energische Schönheit
Foreign language / English title
Schiller: energische Schönheit
For 8 voices, 8 wind instruments, 2 percussionists and accordeon
to Harry Vogt
Year of composition

Choir and chamber ensemble
Number of players
2 S., Ms., A., 2 T., Bar., B. - fl. (anche picc., fl.a., fl.b.), ob. (anche, cl. (anche cl.b., cl.cb.), fg. (anche cfg.) - cor., 2 tr. (I, II anche flic.), trb. (tr.b.) - perc. (2 esec. - campli., crot., xil., bass steel drum, camp.lst., 2 gong, 3 ptto.sosp., ptto. china, tmb. di legno, 2 tmb. di legno Afr., guiro, metal guiro, 4 metal tubes, stone chisel hammer, metronome, susp. wooden board, caxixi) - acc. [acc., chisel and metronome amplified]
17 min

Movements, parts
1. 1. Teil (16. Brief)
2. 2. Teil (9. Brief)
3. 3. Teil (3. Brief)

SCHILLER, Friedrich
Commissioned by
WDR Cologne, Aldeburgh Festival, Strasbourg Musica Festival, Jacarandamusic Los Angeles
Premiere information
6 May 2011, Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik 2011, Festsaal, Witten, Germany; Soloists of Ensemble Modern, Vocal Soloists of Klangforum Heidelberg (choir director: Walter Nußbaum)
Publisher / Source
Schott Music GmbH & Co. KG, Mainz © 2012, 54296 (Performance material on hire)
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Excerpt available at
Remarks, other info
Text from "Letters on the Aesthetic Education of Man" by Friedrich Schiller (Letters 16, 9 and 3)