Work by Dallapiccola, comp. 1938–41 as a protest against Mussolini's adoption of Hitler's racial policies (Dallapiccola's wife was Jewish), for ch., 2 pf., 2 harps, and perc. 3 movts. are: 1. Preghiera di Maria Stuarda, 2. Invocazione di Boezio, 3. Congedo di Girolamo Savonarola.