Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)

Symphonie n° 8 (1994)

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1994
    • Duration : 38 mn
    • Editor : Hans Sikorski
    • Commission: Stockholms Konserthusstiftelse
    • Dedication : Gennady Rozhdestvensky
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also piccolo), 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, celesta, harpsichord, piano, 2 harp, 12 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 10 November 1994
    Location :

    Suède, Stockholm


    Performers :

    Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra ; Guennadi Rojdestvenski, direction.