Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)

Chronochromie (1959 -1960)

for large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1959 - 1960
    • Duration : 24 mn
    • Editor : Alphonse Leduc
    • Commission: Heinrich Strobel pour le festival de Donaueschingen
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes, 3 oboes, 4 clarinets, 3 bassoons, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 3 percussionists, strings, 16 violins, 16 second violins, 14 violas, 12 cellos, 10 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 16 October 1960
    Location :

    Festival de Donaueschingen


    Performers :

    Orchestre du Südwestfunk Baden-Baden, direction : Hans Rosbaud

Table of contents

Introduction

Strophe 1

Antistrophe 1

Strophe 2

Antistrophe 2

Epode

Coda