John Zorn (1953)

Contes de Fées (1999)

for violin and ensemble

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1999
    • Duration: 12 mn
    • Publisher: Hips Road Edition
Detailed formation
  • soloist: violin
  • flute, alto flute, oboe, English horn, Eb clarinet, clarinet (also bass clarinet), bassoon, contrabassoon, horn, trombone, tuba, 3 percussionists, piano (also celesta, harpsichord), 6 violins, 5 second violins, 4 violas, 3 cellos, 2 double basses

Premiere information


Présentation de l’éditeur : In the tradition of the great violin concertos, this is a powerful and dramatic showpiece for soloist and orchestra in the form of a romantic fantasy.