Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Sieben Boleros (1998)

for large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1998
    • Duration : 22 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº ED 9429
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos, 1 alto flute), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 1 alto saxophone, 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 1 bass trumpet, 3 trombones, 2 tubas, 1 timpani, 7 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 piano, 1 celesta, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 2 February 2000
    Location :

    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Festival de musica de Canarias


    Performers :

    l'orchestre symphonique Yomiuri Nippon, direction : Gerd Albrecht.

Table of contents

  • I. La irascible 
  • II. La alabanza
  • III. La expectación
  • IV. El pavo real
  • V. La soberbia
  • VI. Dolor
  • VII. El gran paso de la Reina Arábica