Osvaldo Golijov (1960)

Azul (2006)

for solo cello, "hyper accordion", traditional percussions and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2006
    • Duration : 27 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Commission: Boston Symphony Orchestra
    • Dedication : à Alicia Golijov
Detailed formation
  • soliste : cello [amplifié]
  • accordion [hyperaccordéon, amplifié] , 2 percussionists [amplifiés] , 3 flutes (also 3 piccolos), oboe, clarinet, basset horn, bassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, 2 percussionists, celesta, harp, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 4 August 2006
    Location :

    Lenox, Tanglewood Festival


    Performers :

    Yo-Yo Ma : violoncelle, Michael Ward Bergeman : hyperaccordéon, Jamey Haddad : percussions, le Boston Symphony Orchestra, direction : Donald Runnicles.