Morton Feldman (1926-1987)

Coptic Light (1985)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1985
    • Duration : 30 mn
    • Editor : Universal Edition, nº UE 18435
    • Commission: Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes, 4 oboes, 4 clarinets, 4 bassoons, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, 4 percussionists, timpani, 2 harp, 2 pianos, 18 violins, 16 second violins, 12 violas, 12 cellos, 10 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 30 May 1986
    Location :

    États-Unis, New York, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts


    Performers :

    le New York Philharmonic Orchestra, direction : Gunther Schuller.