Johannes Kalitzke (1959)

Vier Toteninseln (eine Überfahrt mit J. Brahms) (2002)

for orchestra with two soloists

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2002
    • Duration : 27 mn
    • Publisher : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Buch Kohelet, Lord Byron, Cesare Pavese, Hans Arp

Detailed formation
  • soloists : baritone, piano
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos, alto flute), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (also Eb clarinet), bass clarinet, alto saxophone, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 4 percussionists, celesta, harp, electric guitar, 14 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 16 March 2004
    Location :

    Allemagne, Berlin, Haus des Rundfunks


    Performers :

    Thomas Larcher, piano ; Thomas Bauer, baryton ; Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin ; Johannes Kalitzke, direction

Information on the electronics
Electronic device : sons fixés sur support

Table of contents

I. Verwacklungen
II. Trauermusik
III. (Mühle)
IV. Schleier