for alto, baritone and small orchestra
Text by Jens Gerlach
3rd part of the joint composition “Jewish Chronicle” by Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Boris Blacher, Paul Dessau, Hans Werner Henze and Rudolf Wagner-Régeny
World premiere planned simultaneously in East and West Germany, postponed due to the political events in 1961 and the building of the GDR wall
Performance duration: 7′.
First performance: January 14, 1966, Cologne, Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra (Conductor: Christoph von Dohnányi, Alto: Kerstin Meyer & Baritone: Hans-Günther Nöcker)