Sir Michael Tippett (1905-1998)

Songs for Dov (1970)

for tenor and small orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1970
    • Duration: 26 mn
    • Publisher: Schott
    • Commission: Department of Music, University College, Cardiff.
Detailed formation
  • soloist: tenor
  • 2 flutes (also piccolo), oboe, English horn, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon, 3 horns, trumpet, trombone, timpani, xylophone (also vibraphone), tubular bells, 4 percussionists, piano, electric guitar, harp, strings

Premiere information

  • Date: 12 October 1970

    Royaume-Uni, Cardiff, University College


    Gerald English (ténor), London Sinfonietta, direction : Sir Michael Tippett.