Jörg Widmann (1973)

Dunkle Saiten (1999 -2000)

for cello, orchestra and two female voices

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1999 - 2000
    • Duration : 44 mn
    • Publisher : Schott
Detailed formation
  • soloist : cello
  • solo soprano, solo contralto, flute (also piccolo), clarinet (also bass clarinet), bassoon (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, trumpet, trombone, 3 percussionists, piano (also celesta), 6 violins, 5 violas, 4 cellos, 2 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 10 July 2000
    Location :

    Allemagne, Hanovre, Expo 2000


    Performers :

    Jan Vogler : violoncelle, Salome Kammer : soprano, Ursula Hesse : contralto, Münchener Kammerorchester, direction : Christoph Poppen.