Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001)

Duel (1959)

game for 56 musicians divided into two orchestras with two conductors

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1959
    • Duration : 10 mn about
    • Editor : Salabert
Detailed formation
  • 2 conductors, 2 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 2 oboes, 4 clarinets (also 2 bass clarinets, 2 Eb clarinets), 4 bassoons (also 2 contrabassoons), 4 trumpets, 2 trombones, 2 percussionists, 12 violins, 12 second violins, 8 violas, 8 cellos, 4 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 18 October 1971
    Location :

    Pays-Bas, Radio d'Hilversum


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre de la radio d'Hilversum, direction : Diego Masson, Fernand Terby.