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Wolfgang Rihm: MAXIMUM EST UNUM

  • for alto, 4 sopranos, 2 mixed choirs, orchestra and organ
  • 4 1 1 1 - 1 3 4 0 - timp, perc(1), hp, org, vla(4), vc(4), cb(2)
  • Duration: 35’
  • Soloists:
    alto, 4 sopranos
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute
    3rd flute
    4th flute
    cor anglais (+ob.d'a)
    clarinet in A
    contrabassoon
    horn in F
    1st trumpet in C
    2nd trumpet in C
    3rd trumpet in C
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    4th trombone
    timpani
    percussion
    harp
    organ
    1st viola
    2nd viola
    3rd viola
    4th viola
    1st violoncello
    2nd violoncello
    3rd violoncello
    4th violoncello
    1st contrabass
    2nd contrabass
  • Choir: SATB
  • Composer: Wolfgang Rihm
  • Text author: Nikolaus Cusanus Meister Eckhart

Audiosamples

The complete perusal score (PDF-preview)

World première

Location:
Freiburger Münster, Freiburg im Breisgau (DE)
Date:
17.11.1996
Orchestra:
Freiburger Bachorchester
Conductor:
Hans Michael Beuerle
Main soloists:
und: Anton Webern-Chor Freiburg; Silke Marchfeld, A; Kay Johannsen, Org

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