Cristóbal Halffter (1930-2021)

Versus (1983)

for large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1983
    • Duration : 36 mn
    • Editor : Universal Edition
    • Commission: Tonhalle-Gesellschaft Zürich
    • Dedication : Xavier Zubiri
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes, 4 oboes, 4 clarinets, 4 bassoons, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 4 percussionists, 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 15 May 1985
    Location :

    Suisse, Zurich, Grosser Tonhalle


    Performers :

    Tonhalle Orchester ; Cristóbal Halffter, direction

Table of contents

I. Antithesis
II. Synthesis
III. Thesis