Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)

In Memoriam (1977 -1978)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1977 - 1978
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Editor : Hans Sikorski
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also piccolo, alto flute), 3 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, 6 percussionists, celesta, 1 harp, electric guitar, 2 pianos, harpsichord, organ, 7 violins, 6 second violins, 5 violas, 4 cellos, 3 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 20 December 1979
    Location :

    URSS, Moscou, Kodály


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre philharmonique de Moscou, Guennadi Rojdestvenski, direction.

Observations

Il s'agit de la version pour orchestre du Quintette avec piano.