MITTWOCH aus LICHT


MITTWOCH AUS LICHT 
(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)

Links are provided above to analyses devoted to the individual works for deeper exploration.

Released on Stockhausen Edition CDs 66, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55

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