Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001)

Polla ta Dhina (1962)

There are many wonders in this world, for children's choir and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1962
    • Duration : 6 mn
    • Editor : Modern
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Sophocle, Antigone

Detailed formation
  • children's choir à 20 voix
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, percussionist, timpani, 8 violins, 8 second violins, 6 violas, 6 cellos, 4 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 25 October 1962
    Location :

    Allemagne, Stuttgart


    Performers :

    les Enfants du Gymnasium de Stuttgart et l'Orchestre symphonique de la Radio de Stuttgart, direction : Hermann Scherchen.