Unsuk Chin (1961)

Gougalon (2009)

street theater scenes, for ensemble

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2009
      Revision dates : 2011
    • Duration : between 14 mn and 24 mn
    • Publisher : Boosey & Hawkes
Detailed formation
  • flute (also piccolo, alto flute, bell), oboe (also English horn, tambourine), clarinet (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet, sistrum), trumpet [aussi en mi] (also guiro), trombone (also maracas), 2 percussionists, piano [préparé à 4 mains] , violin, second violin, viola, 2 cellos, double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 9 October 2009
    Location :

    Allemagne, Berlin, Konzerthaus, Großer Saal


    Performers :

    l'ensemble Modern, direction : Johannes Kalitzke.

  • Date : 10 January 2012
    Location :

    France, Paris, Cité de la musique


    Performers :

    l'Ensemble intercontemporain, direction : Susanna Mälkki.

Observations

La première version dure 14 minutes, la deuxième 24.

Table of contents

  • I. Prologue – Dramatic Opening of the Curtain ;
  • II. Lament of the Bald Singer ;
  • III. The Grinning Fortune Teller with the False Teeth ;
  • IV. Dance around the Shacks.