Tōru Takemitsu (1930-1996)

Riverrun (1984)

for piano and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1984
    • Duration : 14 mn
    • Commission: Los Angeles Philharmonic Association pour Peter Serkin.
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      d’après James Joyce

Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo, 1 alto flute), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet), contrabass clarinet, 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets [dont une en ut] , 3 trombones, 4 percussionists, 2 harp, celesta, 14 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 10 January 1985
    Location :

    État-Unis, Los Angeles


    Performers :

     Peter Serkin et l'Orchestre philharmonique de Los Angeles, direction : Simon Rattle.