Morton Feldman: Coptic Light

  • 4 4 4 4 - 4 4 4 1 - Pk, Schl(4), Hf(2), Klav(2), Str(18 16 12 12 10)
  • Duration: 30’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1. Flöte
    2. Flöte
    3. Flöte
    4. Flöte
    1. Oboe
    2. Oboe
    3. Oboe
    4. Oboe
    1. Klarinette in B
    2. Klarinette in B
    3. Klarinette in B
    4. Klarinette in B
    1. Fagott
    2. Fagott
    3. Fagott
    4. Fagott
    1. Horn in F
    2. Horn in F
    3. Horn in F
    4. Horn in F
    1. Trompete in B
    2. Trompete in B
    3. Trompete in B
    4. Trompete in B
    1. Posaune
    2. Posaune
    3. Posaune
    4. Posaune
    Tuba
    Pauken
    1. Schlagzeug (Vibraphon, Marimba)
    2. Schlagzeug (Vibraphon, Marimba)
    3. Schlagzeug (Vibraphon, Marimba)
    4. Schlagzeug (Vibraphon, Marimba)
    1. Harfe
    2. Harfe
    1. Klavier
    2. Klavier
    Violine I (18)
    Violine II (16)
    Viola (12)
    Violoncello (12)
    Kontrabass (10)
  • Komponist: Morton Feldman
  • Table of contents:
    Coptic Light for orchestra (1986)
  • Dedication: for Bill Colleran
  • Commission: commissioned by the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York

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World première

Location:
New York (US)
Date:
30.05.1986
Orchestra:
New York Philharmonic
Conductor:
Gunther Schuller

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