Sofia Goubaïdoulina (1931)

Two paths (1998)

for two solo violas and orchestra
[Deux chemins]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1998
    • Duration : 24 mn
    • Publisher : Schirmer, New York
    • Commission: New York Philharmonic
    • Dedication : à Maria et Martha
Detailed formation
  • soloist : 2 violas
  • 4 flutes (also piccolo, bass flute), 2 oboes, 4 clarinets (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones (also 2 tenor/bass trombones, contrabass trombone), tuba, 6 percussionists, celesta, piano, 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 29 April 1999
    Location :

    États-Unis, New York


    Performers :

    Cynthia Phelps, Rebecca Young : altos, le New York Philharmonic, direction : Kurt Masur.

Observations

Il existe un arrangement de cette œuvre pour deux violoncelles et orchestre par Johannes X. Schachtner (2014).