Karl Amadeus Hartmann (1905-1963)

Symphonische Ouvertüre "China kämpft" (1942)

for large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1942
      Revision dates : 1962
    • Duration : 15 mn
    • Publisher : Schott
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 3 piccolos), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 3 clarinets, 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones (also 2 bass trombones [aussi 2 trombones à pistons] ), tuba, timpani, 4 percussions, celesta, piano, harp, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 26 July 1947
    Location :

    Allemagne, Darmstadt, Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik


    Performers :

    Hermann Scherchen, direction

  • Date : 28 November 1975
    Location :

    Allemagne, Nuremberg


    Performers :

    Philharmonisches Orchester der Stadt Nürnberg, Hans Gierster, direction (création de la nouvelle version).

Observations

Fait partie de Sinfoniae Drammaticae.