Cristóbal Halffter (1930-2021)

Requiem por la libertad imaginada (1971)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1971
    • Duration : 17 mn
    • Publisher : Universal Edition
    • Commission: Comisaría General de la Música
    • Dedication : Pedro Laín Entralgo
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 2 oboes, English horn (also oboe), 3 clarinets, 3 bassoons, 6 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, timpani, 4 percussionists, piano, pump organ, 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 19 May 1972
    Location :

    Italie, Florence, Teatro Comunale


    Performers :

    Orquesta Nacional de España ; Cristóbal Halffter, direction