Krzysztof Penderecki (1933-2020)

Suite (2000)

from Paradise Lost, for soloists, choir and orchestra


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2000
    • Duration : 1 h 40 mn
    • Editor : Schott
Detailed formation
  • solistes : 2 solo countertenors [Death, Ithuriel] , 2 solo tenors [Michael, Gabriel] , 3 solo baritones [lyrique : Adam, dramatique : Satan, Messias] , 2 narrators [Milton, God s Voice]
  • mixed choir
  • 4 ocarinas [SATB] , 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo, 1 alto flute, 1 bass flute), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 1 heckelphone, 1 Eb clarinet, 3 clarinets, 1 contrabass clarinet, 1 soprano saxophone, 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 5 horns (also 3 Wagner tubas [2 en sib, 1 en fa] ), 3 trumpets, 4 trombones (also 1 contrabass trombone), 1 tuba, 2 timpani, 5 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 celesta, 1 organ, 12 violins, 12 second violins, 8 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information