Universal Edition - Francis Burt – Bavarian Gentians

Francis Burt

Francis Burt
Bavarian Gentians

Year of composition: 1956/2001
Scored for: for chamber choir and 6 instruments
Composer: Francis Burt
Original Language: Englisch
Choir: SATB
Instrumentation: perc(3), hp, cimb, pno
Instrumentation details:
perc (3 player): marimba, tubular bells, plate bells, gongs, 2 timpani, 2 Wood-blocks, 3 hanging cymbal (small, medium, large), chinese gongs (without fixed tones
medium, bass, low), 3 tam-tams (medium, bass, low), large bell (without fixed tone [like in Webern op. 6]), basque drum, bass drum
Commissioned by: Geschrieben im Auftrag
der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien
Duration: 13′
Dedication: To the memory of Sir William Glock, who did so much for music in Britain after the Second World War
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Bavarian Gentians

World Première

Location: Wiener Musikverein, Brahms-Saal Wien / Austria
Date: 17.12.2001
Orchestra: Ensemble Kontrapunkte
Choir: Wiener Kammerchor
Conductor: Peter Keuschnig

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