Tōru Takemitsu (1930-1996)

Arc I (1963 -1966)

for piano and orchestra

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1963 - 1966
      Revision dates : 1976
    • Duration : 16 mn
    • Editor : Salabert, Paris, nº EAS 17969
    • Commission: Radio NHK
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also piccolo, alto flute), 2 oboes (also English horn), 2 clarinets (also bass clarinet), contrabassoon (also 3 bassoons), 5 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 7 percussionists, harp, guitar, celesta, piano, 12 violins, 10 second violins, 8 violas, 6 cellos, 6 double basses, violin

Creation information

  • Date : 10 November 1963
    Location :

    Japon, Tokyo


    Performers :

    Yuji Takahashi : piano, orchestre symphonique de la radio NHK, direction : Tadashi Mori.

  • Date : January 1977
    Location :

    États-Unis, New-York


    Performers :

    Peter Serkin : piano, Orchestre Philharmonique de New-York, direction : Pierre Boulez.

Information about electronic
Electronic device : dispositif électronique non spécifié

Table of contents

  1.  Pile
  2. Solitude
  3. Your love and the crossing