Krzysztof Penderecki (1933-2020)

Sinfonie n° 2 (1979 -1980)

"Christmas Symphony" for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1979 - 1980
    • Duration : 36 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº ED 7323
    • Dedication : Zubin Mehta
Detailed formation
  • 1 piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 1 English horn, 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet, 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 5 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 timpani, 4 percussionists, 1 celesta, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 1 May 1980
    Location :

    New York


    Performers :

    New York Philharmonic Orchestra, direction : Zubin Mehta.

Table of contents

Moderato · Maestoso · Allegretto · Grave · Lento