Oliver Knussen (1952-2018)

Whitman Settings (1991 -1992)

pour soprano et orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1991 - 1992
    • Duration : 11 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music, Londres
    • Opus : 25a
    • Commission: Fondation Amphion
Detailed formation
  • soliste : 1 solo soprano
  • 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 1 oboe, 1 English horn, 2 clarinets, 1 contrabass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 4 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 celesta [4 mains] , 12 violins, 10 second violins, 8 violas, 6 cellos, 6 double basses [nombre de cordes minimum]

Creation information

  • Date : 5 March 1992
    Location :

    Londres, Barbican


    Performers :

    Lucy Shelton : soprano et l'orchestre symphonique de la BBC, direction : Oliver Knussen.