Cristóbal Halffter: La del alba sería ...

Cristóbal Halffter La del alba sería ...
La del alba sería ...

Cristóbal Halffter: La del alba sería ...

Year of composition:
Fragments from the opera "Don Quijote"
Scored for:
for soli and orchestra
Cristóbal Halffter
4 4 4 4 - 6 4 4 1 - perc(4), hp, cemb, str(16 14 12 10 8)
Instrumentation details:
1st piccolo
2nd piccolo
1st flute
2nd flute (+alto fl)
1st oboe
2nd oboe
3rd oboe
cor anglais
1st clarinet in Bb
2nd clarinet in Bb
3rd clarinet in Bb (+cl(Eb))
4th clarinet in Bb (+bass cl(Bb))
1st bassoon
2nd bassoon
3rd bassoon
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
1st trumpet in C (+picc.tpt)
2nd trumpet in C
3rd trumpet in C
4th trumpet in C
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
4th trombone
bass tuba
1st percussion
2nd percussion
3rd percussion
4th percussion
hpsd (+e.pno)
violin I (16)
violin II (14)
viola (12)
violoncello (10)
contrabass (8)
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Work introduction

The hero comes from nature, but the myth arises from the fantasy of humans: – … presenting these two symbolised values and analysing their validity in our time, that is … the true nature ... of my work.

Cristóbal Halffter

World première

Konzerthaus, Berlin (DE)
Berliner SO
Pedro Halffter Caro
Main soloists:
Diana Tiegs, S; María Rodríguez, S; Josep-Miquel Ramón, Bar

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