Tōru Takemitsu (1930-1996)

Yume no in’yù - Quotation of Dream (1991)

Say Sea, Take Me!, for two pianos and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1991
    • Duration : 17 mn
    • Publisher : Schott, Tokyo, nº SJ 1124
    • Cycle : Dream
    • Commission: Barbican Centre et London Symphonic Orchestra
Detailed formation
  • soloist : piano
  • 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo, alto flute), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet, 1 bass clarinet), contrabass clarinet, 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 4 percussionists, harp, celesta, 12 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 13 October 1991
    Location :

    Londres, Festival japonais


    Performers :

    Paul Crossley, Peter Serkin, London Symphonic Orchestra, direction : Michael Tilson Thomas.