Tōru Takemitsu (1930-1996)

Gémeaux (1971 -1986)

for oboe, trombone and two orchestras with two conductors

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1971 - 1986
    • Duration : 30 mn
    • Editor : Schott, Tokyo
    • Commission: Suntory Ltd. pour l'ouverture des concerts du Suntory Hall à Tokyo
Detailed formation
  • solistes : 1 oboe, 1 trombone
  • 4 flutes (also 3 piccolos, 2 alto flutes), 2 oboes (also 2 English horns), 4 clarinets (also 2 Eb clarinets, 2 bass clarinets, 1 contrabass clarinet), 4 bassoons (also 2 contrabassoons), 6 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 6 percussionists, 2 harp, mandolin, celesta, piano, 24 violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 15 October 1986
    Location :

    Japon, Tokyo


    Performers :

    Buckhard Glaetzner, Vinko Globokar, New Japan Philharmonic et Tokyo Philharmonic, direction : Tadaaki Otaka et Michiyoshi Inoue.

Table of contents

  1. Strophe
  2. Genesis
  3. Traces
  4. Antistrophe