Wolfgang Rihm (1952)

La musique creuse le ciel (1977 -1979)

music for two pianos and large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1977 - 1979
    • Duration : 30 mn
    • Publisher : Universal Edition, nº UE 16988
Detailed formation
  • soloist : 2 pianos
  • 4 flutes (also 4 piccolos), 4 oboes (also 1 English horn), 4 clarinets (also 2 bass clarinets), 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 6 horns, 4 trumpets [en ut] (also 1 bass trumpet), 4 trombones, bass tuba, 3 percussionists, 2 harp, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 14 November 1980
    Location :

    Allemagne, Cologne


    Performers :

    Alfons et Aloys Kontarsky : pianos, Orchestre symphonique de la Radio de Cologne, direction : Mario di Bonaventura.