Sir Harrison Birtwistle (1934-2022)

Gawain's Journey (1991)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1991
      Revision dates : 1994 , 1999
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Editor : Universal Edition
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes, 3 oboes, 3 clarinets, 3 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 3 tubas, euphonium, timpani, 4 percussionists, harp, cymbalom, 24 violins, 9 violas, 9 cellos, 9 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 21 October 1991
    Location :

    Autriche, Vienne


    Performers :

    le English Northern Philharmonia, direction : Elgar Howarth.