Frank Zappa (1940-1993)

Bogus Pomp (1983)

orchestration by David Ocker for children's voices, mixed choir and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1983
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Publisher : Munchkin Music
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Frank Zappa

Detailed formation
  • soloist : 3 soprano children voices
  • mixed choir
  • piccolo [cellophane et cigarettes] , 4 flutes [cellophane et cigarettes] (also 2 alto flutes), 4 oboes [cellophane et cigarettes] (also 1 English horn), 4 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 8 horns [cellophane et cigarettes] , 4 trumpets [cellophane et cigarettes] (also 1 flugerlhorn), 5 trombones [cellophane et cigarettes] , timpani [cellophane et cigarettes] , 6 percussionists, harp, piano (also celesta), strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 1983

    Performers :

    Kent Nagano : direction.