Cristóbal Halffter: Adagio in Form eines Rondos

  • 4 4 4 4 - 4 4 4 1 - perc(4), hp, pno, str(16 14 12 10 8)
  • Duration: 23–25'
  • Instrumentation details:
    4 flutes (3.,4. also piccolon)
    4 oboen
    3 clarinets (Bb)
    3 bassoons
    contrabassoon
    4 horns (F)
    4 trumpets (C) (1. also small trumpet (Bb))
    4 trombones
    bass tuba
    1. perc (with Superball*): vibafon, Claves, gong (low)
    tam-tam (high), 4 bongos, bass drum
    2. perc (with Superball*): Xilofon, Donnerbrass, gong (high), tam-tam (low), 4 tom-tom
    3. perc (with Superball*): vibafon, glockenspiel, 2 plate bells (e, F), 2 Wood-Blocks, tambur (low, without strings)
    4. perc (with Superball*): marimba, tubular bells, Pauke + cymbal, lash, tambur (low, with strings)
    harp
    pno
    violin I (16)
    violin II (14)
    viola (12)
    violoncello (10)
    contrabass (8, 4 davon 5-stringr). *) Superball = small Gummiball (massiv aus Gummi, oft als Kindertoy). In diesen ist ein Griff aus metal or Holz zu stecken.
  • Composer: Cristóbal Halffter
  • Dedication: dedicada a la Orquesta Filarmónica de Viena y a Ana y Pedro
  • Commission: Ein Kompositionsauftrag des Salzburger Festspielfonds // Escrita por encargo del Salzburger Festspielfonds para el Festival de Salzburgo 2003 y la Orquesta Filarmónica de Viena

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World première

Location:
Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg (AT)
Date:
04.08.2003
Orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker
Conductor:
Semyon Bychkov

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