Invisible Light, The

Full title The Invisible Light for voice and piano / Das unsichtbare Licht
Date composed 1939
Details Composed 1939.
Text by Johanna Frada, translated into German by Vally Weigl.
Version for mezzo-soprano or baritone, vocal range: c'–f''; in an alternate version for soprano or tenor, vocal range: f–bb''.
Manuscript sources NYPL JOB 73-115, holgraph score; see also NYPL JPB 99-7 no. 27a, reproducton of the copyist's [holograph?] score (Composers Facsimile Edition).
Publication details Not published in composer's lifetime. Today publisher of record is ACA.
Availabiity Performance score available from ACA and KWF.
Recordings George Shirley and David Garvey (LP: Orion ORS 81407, 1973).

The Invisible Light for voice and piano / Das unsichtbare Licht
Sophie Klussman and Oliver Triendl

Performances (click icon to expand or collapse list)
20 May 1944 New York, Studio Club, Concert for the Benefit of the MacDowell Colony: Ethel Luening, singer; Karl Weigl, piano.
1 November 1959 New York, Brooklyn Museum and simultaneous WNYC radio broadcast, Karl Weigl Memorial Program (Commemorating the Tenth Anniversary of His Death): David Manning, baritone; Vally Weigl, piano.
19 October 1974 New York, Donnell Library, Austrian Institute and Bruckner Society of America, Mahler—Weigl Program: Edmund Le Roy, baritone; Vally Weigl, piano.