Sir Harrison Birtwistle: An Imaginary Landscape

  • 0 0 0 0 - 4 4 3 1 - timp(2), perc(2), cb(4)
  • Duration: 20’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st horn
    2nd horn
    3rd horn
    4th horn
    1st trumpet
    2nd trumpet
    3rd trumpet
    4th trumpet
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    tuba
    1st timpani
    2nd timpani
    1st percussion (+xyl
    vib
    t-tam
    Fingercymbeln)
    2nd percussion (+xyl
    vib
    3x t-tam
    Fingercymbeln)
    1, 2th double bass
    3, 4th double bass
    5, 6th double bass
    7, 8th double bass
  • Composer: Sir Harrison Birtwistle
  • Dedication: To the memory of my Mother
  • Commission: Commissioned by the BBC for the ISCM Festival in London, June 1971.
  • Remarks: in memoriam of the composer's mother

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World première

Location:
Royal Festival Hall, London (GB)
Date:
02.06.1971
Orchestra:
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor:
Pierre Boulez

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