Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)

Festive Chant (1991)

for choir, piano, violin and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1991
    • Duration : 5 mn
    • Publisher : Hans Sikorski
    • Dedication : Guennadi Rojdestvenski, pour son 60e anniversaire
Detailed formation
  • soloists : piano, violin
  • mixed choir, 3 flutes (also piccolo), 3 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also Eb clarinet), 3 bassoons, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, 2 percussionists, harp, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 4 May 1991
    Location :

    URSS, Moscou


    Performers :

    Alexander Rojdestvenski, violon ; Viktoria Postnikova, piano ; Orchestre Symphonique du Ministère de la Culture d'URSS ; Guennadi Rojdestvenski, direction.