György Ligeti (1923-2006)

San Francisco Polyphony (1973 -1974)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1973 - 1974
    • Duration : 12 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº ED 6707
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 1 alto flute, 2 piccolos), 3 oboes (also 1 oboe d'amore, 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet, 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, trombone, bass trombone, bass tuba, 2 percussionists, harp, piano (also celesta), 12 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 8 January 1975
    Location :

    États-Unis, San Francisco


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre symphonique de San Francisco, direction : Seiji Ozawa.