Oliver Knussen (1952-2018)

Music for a Puppet Court (1972 -1983)

puzzle pieces for two chamber orchestras after John Lloyd (21st century)

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1972 - 1983
    • Duration : 10 mn
    • Publisher : Faber Music, nº 58065 0
    • Opus : 11
    • Commission: GLC pour le South Bank Summer Music 1983.
Detailed formation
  • 2 flutes (also 2 piccolos, 1 alto flute), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 percussionists [ou 3] , 1 harp, 1 guitar, 1 celesta, 4 violins, 4 second violins, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 2 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 23 August 1983
    Location :

    Londres, Queen Elizabeth Hall


    Performers :

    le London Sinfonietta, direction : Simon Rattle.