Sir Harrison Birtwistle (1934-2022)

Verses for Ensembles (1968 -1969)

for three instrumental ensembles

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1968 - 1969
    • Duration : 28 mn
    • Editor : Universal Edition
    • Commission: London Sinfonietta et Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian
Detailed formation
  • flute, oboe, 2 clarinets, bassoon, horn, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 3 percussionists

Creation information

  • Date : 12 February 1969
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Londres, Queen Elizabeth Hall


    Performers :

    le London Sinfonietta, direction : David Atherton.