Wolfgang Rihm (1952)

Lichtzwang (1975 -1976)

in memoriam Paul Celan, for violin and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1975 - 1976
    • Duration : 18 mn
    • Publisher : Universal Edition, nº UE 15058
    • Commission: RIAS Berlin
Detailed formation
  • soloist : violin
  • 4 flutes (also 4 piccolos), 4 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet, 1 bass clarinet), 4 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets [en ut] (also 1 bass trumpet), trombone, contrabass trombone, tuba, 2 timpani, 5 percussionists, harp, electric organ, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 3 April 1977
    Location :

    France, Royan


    Performers :

    János Négyesy : violon, Orchestre symphonique de la SWF, direction : Ernest Bour.