Universal Edition - Wolfgang Rihm – La musique creuse le ciel

Wolfgang Rihm

Wolfgang Rihm
La musique creuse le ciel

Year of composition: 1977/1979
Subtitle: Music
Scored for: for 2 pianos and large orchestra
Composer: Wolfgang Rihm
Soloists: 2 pianos
Instrumentation: 4 4 4 4 - 6 4 4 1 - perc(3), hp(2), str
Instrumentation details:
1st flute (+picc)
2nd flute (+picc)
3rd flute (+picc)
4th flute (+picc)
1st oboe
2nd oboe
3rd oboe
4th oboe (+c.a)
1st clarinet in Bb
2nd clarinet in Bb
3rd clarinet in Bb (+bass cl(Bb))
4th clarinet in Bb (+bass cl(Bb))
1st bassoon
2nd bassoon
3rd bassoon
1st horn in F
2nd horn in F
3rd horn in F
4th horn in F
5th horn in F
6th horn in F
1st trumpet in C
2nd trumpet in C
3rd trumpet in C
4th trumpet in C (+bass tpt)
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
4th trombone
bass tuba
1st harp
2nd harp
violin I
violin II
Commissioned by: Kompositionsauftrag des WDR, Köln
Duration: 30′
Dedication: für Alfons und Aloys Kontarsky
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La musique creuse le ciel

World Première

Location: Köln / Germany
Date: 14.11.1980
Orchestra: Kölner RSO
Conductor: Mario di Bonaventura
Main Soloists: Alfons und Aloys Kontarsky, Klav

Score – La musique creuse le ciel

  • for 2 pianos and large orchestra
  • Edition type: score
  • UE16988
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-4970-4
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-04313-0
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