Jonathan Harvey (1939-2012)

Two Interludes and a scene for an Opera (2003)

for ensemble and live electronics

electronic work, Ircam

  • General information
    • Composition date: 2003
    • Duration: 15 mn
    • Publisher: Faber Music
    • Commission: Sinfonia 21 avec des fonds de la Fondation Gulbenkian, puis par le London Sinfonietta avec des fonds de l'Arts Council England
Detailed formation
  • flute (also piccolo), oboe, 2 clarinets (also 2 Eb clarinets, 1 bass clarinet), bassoon (also contrabassoon), horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, 2 percussionists, harp, electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer, 4 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, double bass

Premiere information

  • Date: 17 March 2004

    Royaume-Uni, Londres, Queen Elizabeth Hall


    le London Sinfonietta, direction : Martyn Brabbins.

Information on the electronics
RIM (réalisateur(s) en informatique musicale): Carl Faia
Electronic device: temps réel (8 or 6 channelsystem/digital mixer/1 or 2 Mac computers with soundcards/WacomGraphic Tablet/16 MIDI faders/Clip-on mics for all instruments andseveral close mics for percussion/CD Rom of patches and cue list)