Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)

The Beltane Fire (1995)

poème chorégraphique pour orchestre


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1995
    • Duration : 37 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 171
    • Commission: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 1 alto flute), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, horn, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 6 percussions, celesta, harp, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 3 April 1995
    Location :

    États-Unis, Boston, Symphony Hall


    Performers :

    BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, direction.