Peter Eötvös (1944)

Speaking drums (2012)

four poems for solo percussion and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2012
    • Publisher : Schott
    • Commission: Foundation Prince Pierre, Monaco
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Sándor Weöres.

Detailed formation
  • soloist : percussionist
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), oboe (also English horn), A clarinet, clarinet, bassoon, 2 horns, trumpet, trombone, 2 percussionists, piano (also celesta), harp, 6 violins, 6 second violins, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 2 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 29 September 2013
    Location :

    Monaco, Monte Carlo


    Performers :

    Daniel Ciampolini : percussion et l'Orchestre philharmonique de Monte Carlo, direction : Andrey Boreyko.