Oliver Knussen (1952-2018)

Flourish with Fireworks (1988)

for large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1988
      Revision dates : 1993
    • Duration : 4 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music, Londres
    • Opus : 22
    • Commission: London Symphony Orchestra
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 2 oboes, 1 English horn, 4 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 timpani, 4 percussionists, 1 harp, 12 violins, 10 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 15 September 1988
    Location :

    Londres, Barbican


    Performers :

    le London Symphony Orchestra, direction : Michael Tilson THomas.

  • Date : 25 August 1993
    Location :

    États-Unis, Tanglewood, Theatre Concert Hall


    Performers :

    Tanglewood Music Center ; Oliver Knussen, direction.