György Ligeti (1923-2006)

Hamburg Concerto (1998 -1999)

for horn and chamber orchestra (with two basset horns and four natural horns obbligato)

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1998 - 1999
    • Duration : 15 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº ED 9601
Detailed formation
  • horn, 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), oboe, 2 basset horns (also 1 clarinet, 1 Eb clarinet), bassoon, 4 natural horns, trumpet, trombone, 2 percussionists, timpani, 5 violins, 4 second violins, 3 violas, 2 cellos, double bass [cordes solistes possibles]

Creation information

  • Date : 20 January 2001
    Location :

    Mouvement I à VI : Allemagne, Hamburg, das neue werk, NDR


    Performers :

    l'Ensemble Asko, Marie Luise Neunecker : cor, George Benjamin : direction ; VII : 30 septembre 2002, Pays-Bas, Utrecht, par l'Ensemble Asko, Marie Luise Neunecker : cor, Reinbert de Leeuw : direction.

Table of contents

  • I Praeludium
  • II Signale, Tanz, Choral
  • III Aria, Aksak, Hoketus
  • IV Solo, Intermezzo, Mixtur, Kanon
  • V Spectra
  • VI Capriccio
  • VII Hymnus