John Adams (1947)

El Dorado (1991)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1991
    • Duration : 30 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Commission: Mrs. Ralph Dorman.
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 2 oboes, 1 English horn, 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet, 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets (also 2 flugerlhorns), 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 5 percussionists, 2 electronic/MIDI keyboards/synthesizers [keyboard samplers] , 1 harp, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 11 November 1991
    Location :

    États-Unis, San Francisco, Davies Hall


    Performers :

    l'orchestre symphonique de San Francisco, direction : John Adams.

Observations

  • Part I. The Machine in the Garden
  • Part II. Soledades