Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)

Rituel (1984 -1985)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1984 - 1985
    • Duration : 8 mn
    • Dedication : En mémoire des victimes de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale.
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also piccolo), 3 oboes (also English horn), 4 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, percussionist, harp, electric guitar, electric bass, celesta, harpsichord, organ, piano, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 15 March 1985
    Location :

    URSS, Novosibirsk (Sibérie)


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre Philharmonique de Novosibirsk, Valery Polyansky, direction.