Sylvano Bussotti (1931-2021)

The Rara Requiem (1969)

for vocal ensemble, choir, guitar, cello and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1969
      Revision dates : 1970
    • Duration : 1 h 15 mn
    • Publisher : Ricordi
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      textes de divers auteurs recomposés par Sylvano Bussotti en collaboration avec Fred Philippe.

Detailed formation
  • soloists : soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone
  • ensemble of vocal soloists, mixed choir, 3 flutes, 2 oboes, 3 clarinets, 3 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 3 percussionists

Premiere information

  • Date : 13 September 1973
    Location :

    Italie, Venise, XXXIIe festival de musique contemporaine


    Performers :

    Gianpiero Taverna, direction.