Hans Erich Pfitzner
1869 - 1949
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H. Pfitzner
Hans Erich Pfitzner (05/05/1869 - 22/05/1949) was a German composer and self-described anti-modernist. His best known work is the post-Romantic opera Palestrina, loosely based on the life of the great sixteenth-century composer Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.
Das dunkle Reich
Composed in:1930
Musical form:free
In memory of:the composers wife
Label(s):CPO CD 999158-2
Das dunkle Reich - ein literarisches Requiem- op. 38 (1929-1930) with texts from Michelangelo, Goethe, Meyer and Dehmel, Chorfantasie for Orchestra, Organ, Soprano and Bariton-Solo.
Contributor:Arye Kendi
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J.W. von Goethe
C.F. Meyer
R.F.L. Dehmel