Philip Glass (1937)

The Olympian: Lighting of the Torch and Closing (1984)

official music of the 23rd Olympic Games, for orchestra with optional choir

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1984
    • Duration : 5 mn
    • Editor : Dunvagen Music Publishers
    • Commission: 1984 Olympic Comitte for the Opening of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
Detailed formation
  • mixed choir
  • 3 flutes, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 4 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 percussionist, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 1984
    Location :

    USA, Los Angeles, ouverture des Jeux Olympiques.