Mauricio Kagel (1931-2008)

Variationen ohne Fuge (1961 -1973)

pour grand orchestre sur des variations et fugue sur un thème de Haendel pour piano Op. 24 de Johannes Brahms

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1961 - 1973
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Editor : Universal Edition
Detailed formation
  • 1 piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 1 English horn, 3 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 4 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 percussionist, 1 timpani, 2 harp, 1 celesta, 1 harpsichord (also 1 piano), 24 violins, 10 violas, 10 cellos, 5 five-strings double basses, 3 double basses, 1 violin [ensemble ripieno] , 1 viola [ensemble ripieno] , 1 cello [ensemble ripieno] , 1 double bass [ensemble ripieno] , 1 flute [ensemble ripieno (version augmentée)] , 1 oboe [ensemble ripieno (version augmentée)] , 1 clarinet [ensemble ripieno (version augmentée)] , 1 bassoon [ensemble ripieno (version augmentée)] , 1 trumpet [ensemble ripieno (version augmentée)] , 2 unspecified narrators [ad lib. : Brahms et Haendel]

Creation information

  • Location :

    Hambourg, Allemagne


Observations

première version 1961-62, révision en 1971-72