Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Antifone (1960)

for 11 solo strings, wind instruments and percussion

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1960
    • Duration : 17 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº ED 5018
Detailed formation
  • 1 tenor recorder, 1 piccolo, 1 flute, 1 alto flute, 1 soprano saxophone [ou clarinette] , 1 alto saxophone [ou clarinette] , 1 tenor saxophone [ou clarinette] , 1 baritone saxophone [ou clarinette] , 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 4 timpani [1 timbaliste] , 4 percussionists, 1 marimba, 1 vibraphone, 1 piano [sans couvercle, cordes pincées] , 1 celesta [cordes pincées] , 6 violins [solistes] , 2 violas [solistes] , 2 cellos [solistes] , 1 double bass

Creation information

  • Date : 16 March 1962
    Location :

    Berlin


    Performers :

    Herbert von Karajan : direction, Berliner Philharmonisches Orchester.