Tōru Takemitsu (1930-1996)

Vers, l'arc-en-ciel, Palma (1984)

for guitar, oboe d'amore and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1984
    • Duration : 15 mn
    • Editor : Schott, Tokyo, nº SJ 1054
    • Commission: Feeney Trust pour l'Orchestre symphonique de Birmingham
Detailed formation
  • solistes : oboe d'amore, guitar
  • 3 flutes (also 3 piccolos, 1 alto flute), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet, 1 bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 4 percussionists, 2 harp, celesta, 14 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 2 October 1984
    Location :

    Grande-Bretagne, Birmingham


    Performers :

    John Williams, Peter Walden, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, direction : Simon Rattle.