• Other allusions:
    • The title alludes to J. S. Bach's cantata, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme!" ("Wake up, the voice is calling us!").

Scoring: Solo dog, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, and strings.


  • Entrada
  • Arietta: "Ach! wo, ach! wo"
  • Berceuse
  • Aria: "Bau! Wau!"
  • Lamento: "Au!"
  • Finale

The piece isn't available in recording or print form. It was performed at Carnegie Hall in December 1995.

The score is available from Theodore Presser.