André Boucourechliev (1925-1997)

Lit de neige (1983 -1984)

for soprano and nineteen instrumentalists

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1983 - 1984
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Publisher : Salabert, nº E.A.S.18 121p
    • Commission: Ensemble intercontemporain
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      Paul Celan, traduction d’André du Bouchet

Detailed formation
  • soloist : 1 solo soprano
  • 2 flutes, 1 oboe, 2 clarinets, 1 bassoon, 1 horn, 1 trumpet, 1 trombone, 3 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 piano (also 1 celesta), 1 violin, 1 second violin, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 12 November 1984
    Location :

    Théâtre du Rond-Point, Paris


    Performers :

    Sigun von Osten (soprano), Ensemble Intercontemporain, direction: Peter Eötvös