Wolfgang Rihm: DIES

Wolfgang Rihm DIES
DIES

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 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)
Commission:
Kompositionsauftrag des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
Duration:
35’
Dedication:
Luigi Nono gewidmet
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Wolfgang Rihm: DIES

score
for soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, 2 speakers, children's choir, speaking choir, mixed choir, organ and orchestra , 35’
Instr.: 4 4 4 4 - 8 9 7 2 - timp(2), perc(8), org, str(considerably sized) - in the distance: tpt(3), tbn(3)

World première

Location:
Wien
Date:
13.11.1986
Orchestra:
ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien
Conductor:
Lothar Zagrosek

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