Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Concerto per contrabasso ed orchestra (1966)

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1966
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº ED 9410
Detailed formation
  • soliste : 1 double bass
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 2 oboes (also 1 English horn), 1 clarinet, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone, 1 percussionist, 4 violins, 4 second violins, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 4 double basses, 2 five-strings double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 2 November 1967
    Location :

    Chicago


    Performers :

    Gary Karr : contrebasse, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, direction : Jean Martinon.

Table of contents

  • I. Moderato cantabile
  • II. Vivace
  • III. Ciaccona