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Wolfgang Rihm: Geheimer Block

  • for 4 soloists, choir, organ and orchestra
  • 4 0 4 0 - 6 4 6 0 - perc(7), hp(2), org, vln(2), vla(6), vc(6), cb(6)
  • Duration: 20’
  • Soloists:
    soprano, alto, tenor, bass (vocalises)
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st piccolo
    2nd piccolo
    3rd piccolo
    4th piccolo
    1st clarinet in A
    2nd clarinet in A
    3rd clarinet in A
    4th clarinet in A
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F
    5th horn in F
    6th horn in F
    1st trumpet in C
    2nd trumpet in C
    3rd trumpet in C
    4th trumpet in C
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    4th trombone
    5th trombone
    6th trombone
    percussion(7 players)
    1st harp
    2nd harp
  • Choir: SATB: mind. je 20 Stimmen (Vokalisen)
  • Composer: Wolfgang Rihm

The complete perusal score (PDF-preview)

World première

Frankfurt am Main (DE)
Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz
Leif Segerstam
Main soloists:
Rosemary Hardy, Mechthild Georg, Neil Jenkins, Johannes Mannov

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