Brian Ferneyhough (1943)

La Terre est un homme (1976 -1979)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1976 - 1979
    • Duration : 15 mn
    • Publisher : Peters, nº EP 7225
    • Commission: BBC
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes (also 2 piccolos, 1 alto flute), 2 oboes, 2 English horns, Eb clarinet, clarinet, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, bass tuba, 4 percussionists, timpani (also claves), 2 harp [amplifiées] , harpsichord [amplifié] (also claves), cymbalom, guitar, 22 violins, 10 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 20 September 1979
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Ecosse, Glasgow, Musica Nova


    Performers :

    le Scottish National Orchestra, direction : Elgar Howarth.