Sir Harrison Birtwistle (1934-2022)

The Triumph of Time (1971 -1972)

pour orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1971 - 1972
    • Duration : 28 mn
    • Editor : Universal Edition
    • Commission: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 3 oboes (also 2 English horns), 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet, 2 bass clarinets), soprano saxophone [amplifé] , 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 4 trumpets [en ut] , 4 trombones, 2 tubas, 5 percussionists [dont un vibraphone amplifié] , 2 harp, piano, 20 violins, 9 violas, 9 cellos, 9 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 1 June 1972
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Londres, Royal Festival Hall


    Performers :

    le Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, direction : Lauwrence Foster.

Observations

titre d'après la gravure du même nom de Peter Bruegel l'ancien