Wolfgang Rihm: 2. Abgesangsszene

  • for medium voice and orchestra
  • 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 2 1 - timp, perc(2), hp, pno, str(14 12 10 8 6)
  • Duration: 20’
  • Soloists:
    voice
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute (+picc)
    3rd flute (+alto fl)
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    3rd oboe (+c.a)
    1st clarinet in Bb
    2nd clarinet in Bb
    3rd clarinet in Bb (+bass cl)
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    contrabassoon
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F
    1st trumpet in C
    2nd trumpet in C
    3rd trumpet in C
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    tuba
    timpani
    percussion(2)
    harp
    piano (+cel)
    violin I(14)
    violin II(12)
    viola(10)
    violoncello(8)
    contrabass(6)
  • Composer: Wolfgang Rihm
  • Text author: Friedrich Nietzsche Novalis
  • Commission: Kompositionsauftrag der Badischen Staatskapelle, Karlsruhe

World première

Location:
Karlsruhe (DE)
Date:
05.10.1980
Orchestra:
Badische Staatskapelle
Conductor:
Christof Prick
Main soloists:
Christina Ascher, MezzoS

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