Wolfgang Rihm (1952)

Klangbeschreibung III (1984 -1987)

for large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1984 - 1987
    • Duration : 43 mn
    • Editor : Universal Edition
    • Commission: Südwestfunk
Detailed formation
  • 2 piccolos, 3 flutes, 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 4 A clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet, 1 clarinet, 1 bass clarinet), bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 4 trumpets [en ut] (also 1 piccolo trumpet), 4 trombones (also 1 bass trumpet), contrabass tuba, timpani, 6 percussionists, 2 harp, celesta (also electric organ), piano, 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 18 October 1987
    Location :

    Allemagne, Donaueschingen


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre symphonique de la SWF, direction : Michael Gielen.