Instrumentation details: 1st piccolo (+3. flute) 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 1st bassoon 2nd bassoon 3rd bassoon 4th bassoon 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) bass tuba 1st percussion 2nd percussion 3rd percussion 4th percussion harp hpsd violin I violin II viola violoncello contrabass on stage ad lib: 1st trumpet in C 2nd trumpet in C 3rd trumpet in C 1st trombone 2nd trombone 3rd trombone
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.