Giacinto Scelsi (1905-1988)

Pfhat (1974)

a flash ... and the sky opened !, for choir, organ and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1974
    • Duration : 8 mn
    • Publisher : Salabert, nº EAS 18372
Detailed formation
  • soloist : 1 organ [à 3 claviers]
  • mixed choir, 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo, 1 alto flute), 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 5 horns, 2 trumpets, 4 trombones, 2 tubas [ténors ou basses] , 2 contrabass tubas, 5 percussionists, 1 timpani, 1 vibraphone (also 1 celesta), 1 piano, 1 viola, 8 cellos, 6 double basses, 60 suspended bells

Premiere information

  • Location :

    Radio de Francfort, Allemagne


    Performers :

    Choeur et orchestre de la Radio de Francfort, direction : Zender