Hans Werner Henze

Fantasia for Strings

from the film "Young Törless" by Volker Schlöndorff

Sheet Music
Composer: Hans Werner Henze
Instrumentation: string orchestra
Edition: study score
Publisher: Schott Music
Year of composition: 1966
Performance duration: 00:15:00
Availability: worldwide
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Hans Werner Henze has composed several film scores for Volker Schlöndorff's literary adaptations. 'In 1966 I wrote the music of Volker Schlöndorff's first film Der junge Törless. I then thought the sound of the old early instruments that I chose could be understood as a metaphor for the early immature, almost childishly youthful and endangered of the protagonists of Musil's novella. Later I arranged several pieces from the score for string sextet and even made a string orchestra version of it.' (Hans Werner Henze)


  1. I Adagio
  2. II Tempo eines Trauermarsches
  3. III Espressivo
  4. IV Allegro
  5. V Air
  6. VI Vivace
  7. VII Epilog