Sir Harrison Birtwistle (1934-2022)

The World is Discovered (1961)

six instrumental movements after Heinrich Isaac, for ensemble

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1961
    • Duration : 12 mn
    • Publisher : Universal Edition
    • Commission: Tonus Musical Promotions (Anthony Friese-Green)
Detailed formation
  • 2 flutes, oboe, English horn, 2 clarinets (also 1 basset horn [ou clarinette basse] ), 2 bassoons, 2 horns, harp, guitar

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