Wolfgang Rihm: 5 Abgesangsszenen

  • for mezzo-soprano, baritone and large orchestra
  • 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 2 1 - timp, perc(2), pno, str(14 12 10 8 6)
  • Duration: 82’
  • Soloists:
    mezzo-soprano, baritone
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute
    3rd flute
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    3rd oboe
    1st clarinet in Bb
    2nd clarinet in Bb
    bass clarinet in Bb
    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
    piano
    timpani
    1st percussion
    2nd percussion
    violin I(14)
    violin II(12)
    viola(10)
    violoncello(8)
    contrabass(6)
  • Composer: Wolfgang Rihm
  • Text author: Peter HuchelFriedrich Nietzsche Novalis
  • Commission: Kompositionsauftrag des Philharmonischen Orchesters der Stadt Kiel

World première

Location:
Berlin (DE)
Date:
18.09.1983
Orchestra:
RSO Berlin
Conductor:
Hans Zender
Main soloists:
Marjana Lipovšek, MezzoS; Richard Salter, Bar

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