Orff took Hölderlin's version as a basis and staged the text without abridgements. As he placed great importance on the constant comprehensibility of the text. Oepipus and Antigonae contain some of Orff's most austere music. The scores are of considerable intensity and extreme concentration and beauty in their use of. Orff was in the middle of rehearsals for the first performance of his Antigonae when he resolved to set a further translation by Hölderlin of a Sophocles play. Carl Orff Oedipus der Tyrann | Buying sheet music and downloads from Schott Music. This page lists all recordings of Oedipus der Tyrann by Carl Orff (–). Oedipus Rex (original title in German, Oedipus der Tyrann, subtitled Ein Trauerspiel) is an opera with music by Carl Orff. The libretto is based on the. Tracklist · 1. Teil - 2. Teil (Anfang). B · 2. Teil (Fortsetzung). C · 3. Teil (Anfang). ; other; composers; Oedipus der Tyrann (Carl Orff) Darmstadt Blunier Maamar Schmittberg. MrKarambo. 7 subscribers. Carl Orff was a German composer and music educator, best known for his cantata Carmina Most of Orff's later works – Antigonae (), Oedipus der Tyrann. Herbert von Karajan, for example, premiered Orff's latest work De Temporum Fine Comoedia. In this released mono recording of Oedipus Der Tyrann.