Bernd Alois Zimmermann (1918-1970)

Photoptosis (1968)

prélude pour grand orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1968
    • Duration : 12 mn about
    • Editor : Schott, Mainz, nº ED 6311
    • Commission: Stadtsparkasse Gelsenkirchen pour son centenaire
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 3 oboes (also 2 oboes d'amore, 1 English horn), 4 clarinets (also 2 basset horns, 1 bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 5 horns (also 1 tuba), 4 trumpets (also 1 bass trumpet), 4 trombones (also 1 contrabass trombone), contrabass tuba, timpani, 2 percussionists, harp, piano (also celesta), organ, 12 violins, 10 second violins, 7 violas, 6 cellos, 5 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 14 February 1969
    Location :

    Allemagne, Gelsenkirchen


    Performers :

    le Städtische Orchester Gelsenkirchen, direction : Ljubomir Romansky.