Sofia Goubaïdoulina (1931)

The Light Of The End (2003)

for large orchestra
[La lumière de la fin]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2003
      Revision dates : 2005
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Editor : Schirmer, New York
    • Commission: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes (also piccolo, alto flute), 3 oboes (also English horn, heckelphone), 3 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones (also tenor/bass trombone, contrabass trombone), tuba, 5 percussionists, harp, 20 violins, 18 second violins, 14 violas, 14 cellos, 12 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 17 April 2003
    Location :

    États-Unis, Boston


    Performers :

    le Boston Symphony Orchestra, direction : Kurt Masur.

  • Date : 20 August 2005
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Londres


    Performers :

    le London Philharmonic Orchestra, direction : Kurt Masur.