Universal Edition - Wolfgang Rihm – Memoria

Wolfgang Rihm

Wolfgang Rihm

Year of composition: 1994/2004
Subtitle: 3 Requiem-Bruchstücke
Scored for: for boys' voice, alto, choir and orchestra
Composer: Wolfgang Rihm
Text Source: Wer ruft?
Szene aus dem Spiel Nachtwache (Die Augen zu)
Text Author: Nelly Sachs
Original Language: Deutsch
Choir: SATB
Soloists: alto, boys voice
Instrumentation: 2 1 1 1 - 2 3 3 1 - timp, perc(4), hp, vln(2), vla(3), vc(2), cb(7)
Instrumentation details:
1st flute
2nd flute
clarinet in A
1st horn in F
2nd horn in F
1st trumpet in C
2nd trumpet in C
3rd trumpet in C
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
contrabass tuba
1st percussion
2nd percussion
3rd percussion
4th percussion
1st violin
2nd violin
1st viola
2nd viola
3rd viola
1st violoncello
2nd violoncello
1st contrabass
2nd contrabass
3rd contrabass
4th contrabass
5th contrabass
6th contrabass
7th contrabass
Duration: 15′
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World Première

Location: Philharmonie Berlin / Germany
Date: 09.05.2005
Orchestra: Junge Deutsche Philharmonie
Choir: Rundfunkchor Berlin
Conductor: Lothar Zagrosek
Main Soloists: Cornelia Kallisch, Alt; Knabensopran des Staats- und Domchores Berlin
Remarks: Festkonzert zur Eröffnung des Holocaust-Denkmals in Berlin (

study score - Memoria

  • for boys' voice, alto, choir and orchestra
  • Edition type: study score

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