Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)

Symphonie n° 2 (1979)

St Florian

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1979
    • Duration : 55 mn
    • Editor : Hans Sikorski
    • Commission: BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Dedication : Alfred Schlee, pour son 80e anniversaire.
Detailed formation
  • mixed choir, 4 flutes (also 2 piccolos, alto flute), 4 oboes (also oboe d'amore, English horn), 4 clarinets (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet), 4 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 1 tuba, 6 percussionists, celesta, 2 harp, 1 piano, organ, harpsichord, electric guitar, electric bass, 12 violins, 12 second violins, 8 violas, 8 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 23 April 1980
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Londres


    Performers :

    le Chœur et l'Orchestre symphonique de la BBC, Guennadi Rojdestvenski, direction.