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Wolfgang Rihm: Sphere

  • Kontrafaktur mit Klavier-Gegenkörper (1992-1994)
  • for piano, brass instruments and percussion
  • 4 4 6 4 - 4 6 2 2 - perc(4) - in the distance: tpt(2), perc(2)
  • Duration: 25’
  • Soloists:
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute (+picc)
    2nd flute (+picc)
    3rd flute (+picc)
    4th flute (+picc)
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    1st cor anglais
    2nd cor anglais
    1st clarinet in A
    2nd clarinet in A
    3rd clarinet in A
    4th clarinet in A
    1st bass clarinet in Bb
    2nd bass clarinet in Bb
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    1st contrabassoon
    2nd contrabassoon
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F
    1st piccolo trumpet in C
    2nd piccolo trumpet in C
    1st trumpet in C
    2nd trumpet in C
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    1st contrabass tuba
    2nd contrabass tuba
    1st percussion
    2nd percussion
    in the distance: 3rd trumpet in C
    4th trumpet in C
    3rd percussion
    4th percussion
  • Composer: Wolfgang Rihm
  • Dedication: Siegfried Mauser gewidmet


The complete perusal score (PDF-preview)

World première

München (DE)
SO des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Alexander Lazarev
Main soloists:
Siegfried Mauser, Klav

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