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Wolfgang Rihm: La musique creuse le ciel

  • Music (1977/1979)
  • for 2 pianos and large orchestra
  • 4 4 4 4 - 6 4 4 1 - perc(3), hp(2), str
  • Duration: 30’
  • Soloists:
    2 pianos
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute (+picc)
    2nd flute (+picc)
    3rd flute (+picc)
    4th flute (+picc)
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    3rd oboe
    4th oboe (+c.a)
    1st clarinet in Bb
    2nd clarinet in Bb
    3rd clarinet in Bb (+bass cl(Bb))
    4th clarinet in Bb (+bass cl(Bb))
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    3rd bassoon
    contrabassoon
    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 (+bass tpt)
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    4th trombone
    bass tuba
    percussion(3)
    1st harp
    2nd harp
    violin I
    violin II
    viola
    violoncello
    contrabass
  • Composer: Wolfgang Rihm
  • Dedication: für Alfons und Aloys Kontarsky
  • Commission: Kompositionsauftrag des WDR, Köln

Audiosamples

World première

Location:
Köln (DE)
Date:
14.11.1980
Orchestra:
Kölner RSO
Conductor:
Mario di Bonaventura
Main soloists:
Alfons und Aloys Kontarsky, Klav

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