Haas, Schubert: Torso

  • after the unfinished Piano Sonata in C major D840 (1825) by Franz Schubert (1825) (1999-2000/2001)
  • for large orchestra
  • 4 3 4 4 - 5 4 3 1 - timp, perc(2), hp(2), acc, sax(2), str(12 10 8 8 6)
  • Duration: 40’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute (+picc)
    2nd flute (+picc)
    3rd flute (+picc
    bass fl)
    alto flute (+picc)
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    cor anglais
    1st clarinet in Bb
    2nd clarinet in Bb
    3rd clarinet in Bb (+cl(A)
    bass clarinet in Bb
    1st soprano saxophone in Bb (+t.sax(Bb))
    2nd soprano saxophone in Bb (+t.sax(Bb))
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    3rd bassoon
    contrabassoon
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F
    5th horn in F
    piccolo trumpet in B (+tpt(Bb))
    1st trumpet in Bb
    2nd trumpet in Bb
    3rd trumpet in Bb
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    bass tuba (+cb.tuba)
    1st percussion
    2nd percussion
    3rd percussion
    1st harp
    2nd harp
    accordion
    violin I(12)
    violin II(10)
    viola(8)
    violoncello(8)
    contrabass(6, incl. 3 with 5 strings)
  • Composer: Georg Friedrich Haas Franz Schubert
  • Commission: Ein Kompositionsauftrag der Bregenzer Festspiele

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Torso
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World première

Location:
Bregenzer Festspiele, Bregenz (AT)
Date:
07.08.2000
Orchestra:
Wiener Symphoniker
Conductor:
Ulf Schirmer

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