Sir Harrison Birtwistle (1934-2022)

Carmen Arcadiae Mechanicae Perpetuum (1977 -1978)

version for chamber orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1977 - 1978
    • Duration : 12 mn
    • Editor : Universal Edition
Detailed formation
  • 1 flute (also 1 piccolo), 1 oboe, 1 clarinet (also 1 bass clarinet), 1 bassoon (also 1 contrabassoon), 1 horn, 1 trumpet, 1 trombone, 1 marimba, 1 piano, 6 violins, 6 second violins, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 2 double basses

Creation information

Observations

d'après Paul Klee.