Cristóbal Halffter (1930-2021)

Dortmunder Variationen I (1986 -1987)

for large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1986 - 1987
    • Duration : 19 mn
    • Editor : Universal Edition
    • Commission: Philharmonisches Orchester der Stadt Dortmund
    • Dedication : Jürgen Erlebach
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 4 oboes, 4 clarinets (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet), 4 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 6 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, 4 percussionists, 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 26 October 1987
    Location :

    Allemagne, Dortmund, Opernhaus


    Performers :

    Philharmonisches Orchester der Stadt Dortmund ; Cristóbal Halffter, direction