Martin Smolka (1959)

Annunciation (2014)

for choir and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2014
    • Duration : 35 mn
    • Publisher : Breitkopf & Härtel
    • Commission: Bayerischer Rundfunk ; Musica Viva
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Bible - Luke 1,27-35 & Litany of Loreto.

Detailed formation
  • mixed choir à 12 voix (3 soprano, 3 viola, 3 tenor, 3 baritone)
  • 2 piccolos, alto flute, bass flute, 4 clarinets [dont deux clarinettes en Eb] , 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 percussionists, 2 harp, piano, 14 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 6 cellos, 4 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 12 December 2004
    Location :

    Allemagne, Munich, Musica Viva, Herkulessaal


    Performers :

    Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks ; Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks ; Peter Rundel : direction.