Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)

(K)ein Sommernachtstraum (1985)

for orchestra
[(Auc)un rêve d'une nuit d'été]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1985
    • Duration : 9 mn
    • Publisher : Hans Sikorski
    • Commission: Salzburger Festspiele
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes (also 4 piccolos), 4 oboes, 4 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 3 bassoons, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, 5 percussionists, celesta, 1 harp, 1 piano, harpsichord, 16 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 7 double basses

Premiere information

  • Location :

    Août 1987, Autriche, Salzbourg


    Performers :

    ORF Orchestra, Leopold Hager, direction.