Tōru Takemitsu (1930-1996)

I hear the water dreaming (1987)

for flute and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1987
    • Duration : 11 mn
    • Publisher : Schott, Tokyo, nº SJ 1052
    • Cycle : Dream
    • Commission: Paula Robison
Detailed formation
  • soloist : 1 flute
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo, 1 alto flute), 2 oboes (also 1 English horn), 2 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 2 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, 3 percussionists, 2 harp, 1 celesta, 14 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 3 April 1987
    Location :

    États-Unis, Indianapolis


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre symphonique d'Indianapolis, direction : John Nelson.