Thomas Adès (1971)

Totentanz (2013)

pour mezzo-soprano, baryton et orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2013
    • Duration : 35 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music
    • Commission: Robin Boyle en mémoire de Witold Lutosławski (1913-1994) et de sa femme Danuta.
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Texte anonyme médiéval allemand du XVe siècle. 

Detailed formation
  • solistes : mezzo-soprano, baritone
  • 3 flutes (also 3 piccolos, flute [en sol] ), 3 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also Eb clarinet, 2 bass clarinets), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon, contraforte), 4 horns, 3 trumpets (also 3 flugerlhorns), 2 trombones, bass trombone, contrabass tuba, piano (also celesta), timpani (also rototom), 6 percussionists, harp, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 17 July 2013
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Londres, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Proms


    Performers :

    Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano ; Simon Keenleyside, baryton ; BBC Symphony Orchestra ; Thomas Adès, direction.