Charles Ives (1874-1954)

Set No. 1 (1907 -1916)

pour orchestre de chambre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1907 - 1916
    • Duration : 9 mn
    • Editor : Merion Music
Detailed formation
  • flute (also piccolo), oboe (also English horn), 2 clarinets (also basset horn), 2 bassoons, baritone saxophone, horn, trumpet, cornet, trombone, percussionist, 2 pianos [8 mains] , 4 violins, 4 second violins, 2 violas, 3 cellos, double bass

Creation information

  • Date : 22 February 1956
    Location :

    (mouvement V), États-Unis, Connecticut, New Haven, Sprague Memorial Hall, Yale University


    Performers :

    un ensemble instrumental d'étudiants, direction : Keith Wilson ; pièce entière, New York, Carnegie Hall, 11 septembre 1968, par l'Orchestre philharmonique de Buffalo, direction : Lukas Foss.

Table of contents

  • I. Scherzo: The See'r (Allegro, 1 min) ;
  • II. A Lecture (Allegro, 1 min) ;
  • III. The Ruined River (Allegro, 1 min) ;
  • IV. Like a Sick Eagle (Largo, 1,30 min) ;
  • V. Calcium Light Night (Slow March time) ;
  • VI. Allegretto sombreoso (Leggiero, 2 min).