Cristóbal Halffter (1930-2021)

Memento a Dresden (1994 -1995)

four episodes for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1994 - 1995
    • Duration : between 22 mn and 25 mn
    • Editor : Universal Edition
    • Commission: Dresdner Philharmonisches Orchester
    • Dedication : Villes de Dresde, Cventry, Guernica et Hiroshima ; Enrique Franco
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes (also 2 piccolos, alto flute), 4 oboes (also English horn), 4 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 4 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, 4 percussionists, 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 13 January 1996
    Location :

    Allemagne, Dresde, Gewerbehaussaal


    Performers :

    Dresdner Philharmonisches Orchester ; Cristóbal Halffter, direction

Table of contents

I. Solemne
II. Spiel
III. In memoriam. 12/14.2.1945 – 13/14.2.1995
IV. Spiegel – La deformación de los recuerdos