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Cover Totentag
Coverdesign: ZYX Records
Totentag
01 September 1994
  CD 1
1 Prelude / Apotheke 'Zum weißen Engel'
17:32
  Prelude (Atmospheres) / 'White Angel' apothecary
2 Liebesszene
13:46
  Lovescene
3 Im Bordell
14:02
  At the brothel
4 Das leere Theater
13:53
  The empty theatre
  CD 2
1 In Venedig
12:10
  In Venice
2 Grodek
07:31
  Grodek
3 Der Freitod
24:47
  Suicide
Recorded: Recorded: March 1992 to August 1993, Hambühren
First Release: 01 September 1994, 2CD on ZYX (ZYX 81014-2)
Performed by: Klaus Schulze, Peter Christoph Runge (bariton (Trakl)), Dennis Lakey (countertenor (a Philosopher & a Gondolier)), Wilhelmina van der Helm (mezzosopran (a nurse)), Roelof Oostwoud (tenor (first Physician)), Harry Peeters (bass (second Physician)), libretto: Hermann Schneider
Subtitle: Oper in 7 Bildern (in English: An Opera in 7 Scenes).
The opera deals about the Austrian expressionistic poet Georg Trakl (1887-1914) and his last night in a hospital in Krakau on 03 November 1914. Trakl died voluntarily of an overdose of cocaine, as a wounded soldier during World War I. His visions during his last hours are the leitmotif of the opera.