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Frank Martin: Erasmi monumentum

  • for large orchestra and organ
  • 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - timp, perc, pno, alto sax(Eb), str
  • Duration: 22’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe (+ob.d'a)
    3rd oboe (+c.a)
    clarinet in Eb
    1st clarinet in Bb
    2nd clarinet in Bb
    alto saxophone in Eb
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F
    1st trumpet in Bb
    2nd trumpet in Bb
    3rd trumpet in Bb
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    bass tuba
    percussion (xylophone, bongos, snare drum, 2 bass tambourins, suspended cymbal, 2 cymbals, bass drum, tam-tam)
    violin I
    violin II
  • Composer: Frank Martin
  • Table of contents:
    I Homo pro se – De onafhankelijke man (Bijnaam die zijn tijdgenoten aan Erasmus gaven)
    II Stulticiae laus – De lof der Zotheid
    III Querela pacis – De aanklacht der Vrede
  • Commission: In opdracht van de Rotterdamse Kunststichting geschreven
  • Remarks: Study score available at Musikproduktion Höflich:


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