Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001)

Antikhthon (1971)

ballet music for 60 or 86 musicians


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1971
    • Duration : 23 mn
    • Editor : Salabert
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 3 oboes, 3 clarinets, 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 2 percussionists, timpani, 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 21 September 1974
    Location :

    Allemagne, Bonn, Festival Xenakis


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre du festival, direction : Michel Tabachnik.