Wolfgang Rihm: La lugubre gondola / Das Eismeer

Wolfgang Rihm La lugubre gondola / Das Eismeer
La lugubre gondola / Das Eismeer

Wolfgang Rihm: La lugubre gondola / Das Eismeer

Year of composition:
1990-1992
Subtitle:
Music in memoriam Luigi Nono (5th attempt)
Scored for:
for 2 orchestral groups and 2 pianos
Composer:
Wolfgang Rihm
Soloists:
2 pianos
Instrumentation:
group 1: 0 0 1 1 - 1 1 1 0 - perc(2), vln(2), vla(1), vc(2), cb(1); group 2: 3 3 2 1 - 3 3 3 1 - timp, perc(2), hp
Instrumentation details:
group 1: bass clarinet in Bb
contrabassoon
horn in F
trumpet in C
trombone
1st percussion
2nd percussion
1st violin
2nd violin
viola
1st violoncello
2nd violoncello
contrabass
group 2: 1st flute (+1st picc)
2nd flute (+2nd picc)
3rd flute (+3rd picc)
1st oboe
2nd oboe
cor anglais
1st clarinet in A
2nd clarinet in A
bassoon
1st trumpet in C
2nd trumpet in C
3rd trumpet in C
1st horn in F
2nd horn in F
3rd horn in F
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
tuba
timpani (+group 2)
3rd percussion
4th percussion
harp;
Remarks:
"Das Eismeer" - painting by C. D. Friedrich the orchestra is divided into two groups, the two pianos far from each other, one in the back of the hall
Duration:
17’
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La lugubre gondola / Das Eismeer
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World première

Location:
Graz (AT)
Date:
08.10.1994
Orchestra:
ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien
Conductor:
Friedrich Goldmann
Main soloists:
Christine Asleitner und Wim van Zutphen, Klav

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