Sir Michael Tippett (1905-1998)

New Year Suite (1989)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1989
    • Duration : 30 mn
    • Editor : Schott
    • Commission: San Francisco Symphony en l'honneur d'Herbert Blomstedt, avec le soutient de Mrs. Paul L. Watts
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 3 piccolos), 2 oboes, English horn, clarinet (also A clarinet), bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone (also soprano saxophone), 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, 5 percussionists, electric guitar, electric bass, harp, 4 violins, 4 second violins, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 2 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 10 January 1990
    Location :

    États-Unis, San Francisco, Flint Centre


    Performers :

    San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, direction : Muhai Tang.