Philip Glass (1937)

Itaipu (1989)

symphonic portrait for choir and orchestra in four movements

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1989
    • Duration : 38 mn
    • Publisher : Dunvagen Music Publishers
    • Commission: commande anonyme pour le Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      mythe de la création Guarani (chanté en Guarani traditionnel)

Detailed formation
  • mixed choir à 4 voix
  • 1 piccolo, 2 flutes, 3 oboes, 3 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 6 horns, 4 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, 4 percussionists, 2 harp, 1 piano, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 2 November 1989

    Performers :

    l'orchestre symphonique d'Atlanta, direction : Robert Shaw.

Table of contents

  • Mato Grosso
  • The Lake
  • The Dam
  • To the Sea