Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)

Concerto Grosso n° 2 (1981 -1982)

for violin, cello and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1981 - 1982
    • Duration : 36 mn
    • Editor : Hans Sikorski
    • Commission: Berliner Philharmoniker
Detailed formation
  • solistes : violin, cello
  • 2 flutes (also alto flute), 3 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, 4 percussions, celesta, piano, harpsichord, electric guitar, electric bass, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 11 September 1982
    Location :

    Allemagne, Berlin


    Performers :

    Oleg Kagan, violon ; Natalia Gutman, violoncelle ; Berliner Philharmoniker ; Giuseppe Sinopoli, direction.