John Adams (1947)

Naive and Sentimental Music (1997 -1998)

pour orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1997 - 1998
    • Duration : 48 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Commission: Le Los Angeles Philharmonic, l'Ensemble Modern, l'orchestre symphonique de Vancouver et l'orchestre symphonique de Sydney.
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 1 contrabass clarinet), 1 bass clarinet, 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns [en fa] , 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, 2 tubas, 5 percussionists, 1 guitar [cordée acier, amplifiée] , 2 harp, 1 piano, 1 celesta, 1 electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer [échantillonneur] , strings

Creation information

  • Date : 19 February 1999
    Location :

    États-Unis, Los Angeles, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion


    Performers :

    l'orchestre philharmonique de Los Angeles, direction : Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Table of contents

  • I. Naive and Sentimental Music
  • II. Mother of the Man
  • III. Chain to the Rhythm