(Wednesday from Light) (1995-1997)
(for flute, bassett horn, trumpet, trombone, string quartet, Bass with short-wave receiver, choir, orchestra, synthesizer, 2 dancer-mimes, tape)
In MITTWOCH, the Day of Cooperation and Reconciliation, MICHAEL, LUCIFER and EVE attempt to reach common ground through a council on love, a floating orchestra, a flying string quartet, and finally a meeting in interstellar space where a strange camel (LUCI-CAMEL) brings clarity and sends message bearers out into the universe.
|The color for WEDNESDAY is BRIGHT YELLOW.|
|WEDNESDAY GREETING||Tape (from MICHAELION)|
|WORLD PARLIAMENT||Vocal soloists, mixed choir|
|ORCHESTRA FINALISTS||Orchestra soloists with musique concrete tape|
|HELICOPTER STRING QUARTET||String quartet, helicopters|
|MICHAELION||Vocal soloists, mixed choir, short-wave radio, flute, bassett horn, trumpet, trombone, synthesizer, tape, toys|
|WEDNESDAY FAREWELL||Tape (from ORCHESTRA FINALISTS)|
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Released on Stockhausen Edition CDs 66, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55