Tōru Takemitsu (1930-1996)

Tori wa hoshigata no niwa ni oriru - A Flock Descends into the Pentagonal Garden (1977)

for orchestra
[Un flocon descend sur le jardin pentagonal]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1977
    • Duration : 13 mn
    • Editor : Salabert, Paris, nº EAS 17318
    • Cycle : Garden
    • Commission: M. et Mme Dorfman pour l'orchestre symphonique de San Francisco
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also piccolo, alto flute), 3 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also E-flat clarinet, bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, 3 percussionists, 2 harp, celesta, 12 violins, 10 second violins, 8 violas, 6 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 30 November 1977
    Location :

    États-Unis, San Francisco


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre symphonique de San Francisco, direction : Edo de Waart.