01 September 1994
|1||Prelude / Apotheke 'Zum weißen Engel'
|Prelude (Atmospheres) / 'White Angel' apothecary|
|At the brothel|
|4||Das leere Theater||
|The empty theatre|
|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.