Sofia Goubaïdoulina (1931)

Hour of the Soul (Percussio di Pekarski) (1976)

for percussion, mezzo-soprano and large orchestra
[Heure de l'âme]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1976
    • Duration : 30 mn
    • Editor : Sikorski, Hambourg, nº SIK 1888
    • Dedication : à Mark Pekarsky
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Marina Tsvetayeva, Hour of the Soul (en russe, version allemande par Jürgen Köchel).

Detailed formation
  • solistes : percussionist, mezzo-soprano
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos, alto flute), 3 oboes, 3 clarinets (also Eb clarinet, tenor saxophone), 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, 4 percussionists, 2 harp, celesta [ou piano] , 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 22 October 1979
    Location :

    France, Paris


    Performers :

    Marie-Louise Gilles : mezzo-soprano, Christoph Caskel : percussion, l'Orchestre symphonique de la radio de Cologne, direction : Antoni Wit.