James Dillon (1950)

Helle Nacht (1986 -1987)

for large orchestra
[Nuit lumineuse]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1986 - 1987
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Editor : Peters, nº EP 7354
    • Cycle : deuxième partie du triptyque allemand, voir Überschreiten et Blitzschlag
    • Commission: BBC pour le Scottish National Orchestra
    • Dedication : à Harry Halbreich et Elizabeth Buzzard
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 3 piccolos, 1 alto flute), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet, 1 contrabass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones (also 1 bass trombone), tuba, timpani, 5 percussionists, harp, piano, 30 violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 14 September 1987
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Glasgow, Musica Nova Festival, Scottish National Orchestra Center


    Performers :

    le Scottish National Orchestra, direction : Matthias Bamert.