Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Sanctus (1992)

from the Requiem for concertante trumpet and large ensemble

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1992
    • Duration : 10 mn
    • Publisher : Schott
    • Cycle : Requiem
Detailed formation
  • soloist : 1 trumpet
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo, 1 alto flute), 1 oboe, 1 English horn, 1 clarinet, 1 bass clarinet, 1 baritone saxophone, 1 bassoon (also 1 contrabassoon), 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone, 1 contrabass trombone, 1 timpani, 3 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 piano, 1 celesta, 4 violins, 3 violas, 3 cellos, 1 double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 26 November 1992
    Location :

    Tokyo, Suntory Hall


    Performers :

    Håkan Hardenberger : trompette, NHK Synphony Orchestra, direction : Oliver Knussen.