Matthias Pintscher (1971)

Sur 'Départ' (1999)

for orchestra in 3 groups, 3 cellos and female vocal ensemble

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1999
    • Duration : 17 mn
    • Publisher : Bärenreiter
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Arthur Rimbaud

Detailed formation
  • soloist : 3 cellos
  • women's choir(4 soprano [ou 2 ou 3], 4 mezzo-soprano [ou 2 ou 3]), 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo, 1 bass flute), 2 oboes, 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet), 1 bass clarinet, 1 baritone saxophone, 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 contrabass tuba, 5 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 piano, 1 celesta, 1 accordion, 12 violins, 9 violas, 6 cellos, 6 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 2 January 2000
    Location :

    Hamburg, ‘Sieben Horizonte’ Musikhalle


    Performers :

    NDR-Chor, NDR-Sinfonieorchester, direction Christoph Eschenbach.