Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Barcarola (1979)

In memoriam Paul Dessau, for large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1979
      Revision dates : 1986
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº ED 6899
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 3 piccolos, 1 alto flute), 3 oboes (also 2 English horns, 1 heckelphone), 3 clarinets (also 3 Eb clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 1 contrabass clarinet), 1 soprano saxophone, 1 baritone saxophone, 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 6 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 1 tuba, 3 percussionists, 2 harp, 1 piano, 1 celesta, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 22 April 1980
    Location :

    Zürich


    Performers :

    le Tonhalle-Orchester, direction : Gerd Albrecht.

  • Date : 28 June 1989
    Location :

    Rome, villa Massimo


    Performers :

    l'orchestra sinfonica di Roma della Radiotelevisione Italiana, direction : Eberhard Kloke.