Tōru Takemitsu (1930-1996)

Gitimalya - “Bouquet of Songs” (1974)

for marimba and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1974
    • Duration : 16 mn
    • Editor : Salabert, Paris, nº EAS 17849
    • Commission: Michiko Takahashi et l'Orchestre philharmonique de Rotterdam
Detailed formation
  • soliste : 1 marimba
  • 2 flutes (also piccolo, bass flute), 2 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also E-flat clarinet, bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 3 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones (also bass trombone), 4 percussionists, 2 harp, guitar, celesta (also 1 piano), 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 22 November 1974
    Location :

    Pays-Bas, Rotterdam


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre philharmonique de Rotterdam, direction : Edo de Waart.