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duration ca. 60 minutes
Commissioned by the Amsterdam Arts Council
Based on the fairytale "The Boy Who Went Forth to Learn What Shivering is" as recorded by the Brothers Grimm
Libretto by Carel Alphenaar

Scoring

Narrator
Youth
Clarinet
Bassoon
Cornet
Trombone
Percussion
Violin
Double Bass

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First performed by Ensemble Contraint, Maastricht in 1991

Carel Alphenaar - Narrator

Tobias Kockelmans and Abel Nienhuis - Youth