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Wolfgang Rihm

Wolfgang Rihm
DIES

Year of composition: 1984
Subtitle: Oratorio
Scored for: for soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, 2 speakers, children's choir, speaking choir, mixed choir, organ and orchestra
Composer: Wolfgang Rihm
Text Source: Graduale, Vulgata
Text Author: Leonardo da Vinci
Choir: SATB
Soloists: soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, 2 speakers
Instrumentation: 4 4 4 4 - 8 9 7 2 - timp(2), perc(8), org, str(considerably sized) - in the distance: tpt(3), tbn(3)
Instrumentation details:
1st flute (+picc)
2nd flute (+picc)
3rd flute (+picc)
4th flute (+picc)
1st oboe
2nd oboe
3rd oboe (+c.a)
4th oboe (+c.a)
1st clarinet in Bb
2nd clarinet in Bb
3rd clarinet in Bb
4th clarinet in Bb
1st bassoon
2nd bassoon
3rd bassoon (+cbsn)
4th bassoon (+cbsn)
1st horn in F
2nd horn in F
3rd horn in F
4th horn in F
5th horn in F
6th horn in F
7th horn in F
8th horn in F
1st trumpet in C
2nd trumpet in C
3rd trumpet in C
4th trumpet in C
5th trumpet in C (+high trumpet)
6th trumpet in C (+high trumpet)
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
4th trombone
1st contrabass tuba
2nd contrabass tuba
timpani(2)
percussion (8 players: 4 in the orchestra, 4 in the auditory)
organ
violin I
violin II
viola
violoncello
contrabass
in the distance: trumpet(3)
trombone(3)
Commissioned by: Kompositionsauftrag des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
Duration: 35′
Dedication: Luigi Nono gewidmet
 
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World Première

Location: Wien / Austria
Date: 13.11.1986
Orchestra: ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien
Choir: ORF-Chor
Conductor: Lothar Zagrosek
Main Soloists: Agnes Habereder, S; Klára Takács, A; Robert Gambill, T; Roland Hermann, Bar; John Brandstetter, Bar; Alexander Goebel und Jost Meyer, Sprecher; Wiener Sängerknaben

score - DIES

DIES
  • for soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, 2 speakers, children's choir, speaking choir, mixed choir, organ and orchestra
  • Edition type: score

piano reduction - DIES

DIES
  • for soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, 2 speakers, children's choir, speaking choir, mixed choir, organ and orchestra
  • Edition type: piano reduction

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