Toshio Hosokawa (1955)

Super Flumina Babylonis (1996)

for soprano, viola and chamber orchestra with string orchestra ad lib.

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1996
    • Duration : 16 mn
    • Publisher : Schott
Detailed formation
  • soloists : solo soprano, solo contralto
  • flute (also piccolo, alto flute), oboe (also English horn), 2 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), bass clarinet, bassoon (also contrabassoon), 2 horns, trumpet, trombone, 3 percussionists, harp, 1 violin [ou 4 ou 6] , 1 second violin [ou 4 ou 6] , 1 viola [ou 4 ou 6] , 1 cello [ou 4] , 1 double bass [ou 2 ou 4]

Premiere information

  • Date : 24 June 1995
    Location :

    Allemagne, Essen, ISCM World Music Days


    Performers :

    Monika Meier-Schmid : soprano, Susanne Otto : contralto, l’Ensemble Modern et l’Orchestre national de la Radio Polonaise de Katowice, direction : Eberhard Kloke.