COVID-19 Update

Dear customers, we would like to inform you that due to the current situation concerning the novel corona virus, exit restrictions have been imposed in Austria. For this reason we kindly ask you to send all requests in written form to [email protected]. We ask for your patience in case we are not able to process your requests at the usual speed - due to legal regulations, companies in Austria are currently only able to operate at reduced capacity. However, we would like to assure you that Universal Edition will continue to look after its customers in times like these. Best regards, your Universal Edition team.

Wolfgang Rihm: Lichtzwang

  • Music in memoriam Paul Celan (1975-1976)
  • for violin and orchestra
  • 4 0 4 4 - 4 3 2 1 - timp(2), perc(5), hp, e.org, vla(10), vc(8), cb(6)
  • Duration: 18’
  • Soloists:
    violin
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute (+picc)
    2nd flute (+picc)
    3rd flute (+picc)
    4th flute (+picc)
    1st clarinet in Bb
    2nd clarinet in Bb
    3rd clarinet in Bb (+cl(Eb))
    4th clarinet in Bb (+bass cl(Bb))
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    3rd bassoon
    4th bassoon (+cbsn)
    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 (+bass tpt)
    tenor trombone
    contrabass trombone
    tuba
    timpani(2)
    percussion(5)
    harp
    electric organ
    viola(10)
    violoncello(8)
    contrabass(6)
  • Composer: Wolfgang Rihm
  • Commission: Kompositionsauftrag des RIAS Berlin

Audiosamples

The complete perusal score (PDF-preview)

World première

Location:
Royan (FR)
Date:
03.04.1977
Orchestra:
SWF-Sinfonieorchester
Conductor:
Ernest Bour
Main soloists:
János Négyesy, Vl

Previously Viewed Works

No previously viewed works