John Adams (1947)

Slonimsky's Earbox (1995)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1995
    • Duration: 13 mn
    • Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Detailed formation
  • 1 piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 1 English horn, 3 bass clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet), 1 bass clarinet, 3 bassoons, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 percussionist, 1 harp, 1 piano, 1 electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer [√©chantillonneur] (also 1 celesta, 1 electric organ), strings

Premiere information

  • Date: 12 September 1996
    Location:

    Angleterre, Manchester, Bridgewater Hall


    Performers:

    l'orchestre de la Halle, direction : Kent Nagano.