Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)

Symphonie n° 7 (1993)

for violin and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1993
    • Duration : 24 mn
    • Publisher : Hans Sikorski
    • Commission: The New York Philharmonic
    • Dedication : Kurt Masur
Detailed formation
  • soloist : violin
  • 3 flutes (also piccolo, alto flute), 3 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, 3 percussionists, piano, harpsichord, harp, 12 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 10 February 1994
    Location :

    États-Unis, New York


    Performers :

    Glenn Dicterov, violon ; The New York Philharmonic, Kurt Masur, direction.