Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)

Passacaglia (1979 -1980)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1979 - 1980
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Editor : Hans Sikorski
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes (also 2 piccolos, alto flute), 4 oboes (also English horn), 4 clarinets (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet), 4 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 6 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, 5 percussionists, 2 harp, piano, harpsichord, 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 8 November 1981
    Location :

    Allemagne, Baden-Baden


    Performers :

    Südwestfunk-Orchester Baden-Baden, Jacques Mercier, direction.