Tōru Takemitsu (1930-1996)

A string around Autumn (1989)

for viola and orchestra
[Un fil autour de l'automne]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1989
    • Duration : 18 mn
    • Editor : Schott, Tokyo, nº SJ 1064
    • Commission: Festival d'Automne à Paris pour le bicentenaire de la révolution
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo, 1 alto flute), 3 oboes (also 1 oboe d'amore, 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet, 1 bass clarinet), contrabass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 4 percussionists, 2 harp, piano, 14 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 29 November 1989
    Location :

    Paris, Festival d'automne


    Performers :

    Nobuko Imai, Orchestre de Paris, direction : Kent Nagano.