Sir Harrison Birtwistle (1934-2022)

Antiphonies (1992)

for piano and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1992
    • Duration : 30 mn
    • Editor : Universal Edition
    • Commission: Vincent Meyer et Betty Freeman
Detailed formation
  • soliste : piano
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 2 Eb clarinets, 1 bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also 2 contrabassoons), 4 horns, 4 trumpets (also 2 piccolo trumpets), 3 trombones (also 1 contrabass trombone), tuba, 4 percussionists, 2 harp, 24 violins, 8 violas, 8 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 5 May 1993
    Location :

    Paris


    Performers :

    Joanna MacGregor : piano, Philharmonia Orchestra, direction : Pierre Boulez.