John Cage (1912-1992)

Fifty-Eight (1992)

for fifty-eight wind instruments

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1992
    • Duration : between 44 mn 45 s and 45 mn
    • Publisher : Peters, New York, nº EP 67500, 1992
    • Dedication : pour l'orchestre à vent Pannonische
Detailed formation
  • 3 piccolos, 4 flutes, 3 alto flutes, 4 oboes, 3 English horns, 4 clarinets, 3 bass clarinets, 3 soprano saxophones, 3 alto saxophones, 3 tenor saxophones, 3 baritone saxophones, 4 bassoons, 3 contrabassoons, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 3 tubas

Premiere information

  • Date : 11 October 1992
    Location :

    Autriche, Graz, festival Steirischer Herbst


    Performers :

    l'orchestre à vent Pannonische, direction : Wim van Zutphen.