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THE LITTLE MERMAID

a musical story

Duration:

36 minutes 

Instrumentation:   

version I: chamber ensemble 
Actress, flute/piccolo, clarinet, percussion (1), two pianos and string quintet (2 vln, vla, vcl, DB)

version II: chamber orchestra
Actress, flute/piccolo, clarinet, percussion (1), two pianos and string section

Year Composed:  

2006

 

Story By:

Hans Christian Andersen

Libretto By:

Lior Navok

Language:

English: translation by Evan Fallenberg
German: translation by Julia Freienberg
Hebrew​: by Lior Navok 

Spanish

Written For:

The Silver-Garburg Piano Duo

Commissioned By:

Sommerkonzerte (AUDI)

Premiere Performance:

28 July 2007
Sommerkonzerte (AUDI)
Neuburg, Germany
The Silver-Garburg Piano Duo
Hans Jürgen Schatz, actor
soloists from the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra

Additional Information:
The Little Mermaid is based on the same instrumentation of of Saint-Saens’ Le Carnaval des animaux