Sofia Goubaïdoulina (1931)

The rider on the white horse (2002)

for large orchestra and organ
[Le cavalier sur le cheval blanc]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2002
    • Duration : 13 mn
    • Editor : Sikorski, Hambourg, nº SIK 8510
    • Commission: Eduard van Beinum Stichting, Hilversum, à la demande du Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival
    • Dedication : à Valery Gergiev pour son 50e anniversaire
Detailed formation
  • soliste : organ
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos), oboe, 4 clarinets (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet), bassoon, 3 horns (also 3 Wagner tubas), 4 trumpets (also piccolo trumpet, bass trumpet), 3 trombones, contrabass tuba, 8 percussionists, piano [amplifié] , harpsichord [amplifié] , 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 15 September 2002
    Location :

    Pays-Bas, Rotterdam


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre philharmonique de Rotterdam, direction : Valery Gergiev.