Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Fünf Botschaften für die Königin von Saba (2004)

for large orchestra
[Cinq messages pour la reine de Saba]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2004
    • Duration : 17 mn
    • Editor : Chester Music, Londres
    • Commission: Radio France
    • Dedication : à René Koering, affectueusement
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 3 piccolos, 1 alto flute), 1 oboe, 1 English horn, 1 soprano saxophone (also 1 alto saxophone), 1 tenor saxophone, 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 3 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 celesta, 1 piano [4 mains] , strings

Creation information

  • Date : 2 March 2005
    Location :

    Paris, Radio France


    Performers :

    rchestre National de France, Kurt Masur : direction