Franco Donatoni (1927-2000)

Fire (In cauda IV) (1998)

for four female voices and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1998
    • Duration : 15 mn
    • Editor : Ricordi, Milan, nº 138012
    • Commission: Festival de Salzbourg
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Jack Beeching

Detailed formation
  • ensemble de voix solistes(2 solo soprano [dont 1 colorature], solo mezzo-soprano [], solo contralto [])
  • 4 flutes (also 1 piccolo, 1 alto flute), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 4 clarinets (also 1 E-flat clarinet, 1 bass clarinet), 4 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 6 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, percussionist, timpani, harp, piano (also electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer), 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 12 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 17 February 1999
    Location :

    France, Paris, Salle Pleyel


    Performers :

    Christoph von Dohnanyi, direction.