Sofia Goubaïdoulina (1931)

Alleluja (1990)

for mixed choir, children's voice, organ and large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1990
    • Duration : 32 mn
    • Editor : Sikorski, Hambourg
    • Commission: Berliner Festspiele, 1990
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Textes de la liturgie orthodoxe russe (en russe).

Detailed formation
  • solistes : sopranochild voice, organ
  • mixed choir, 4 flutes (also piccolo, alto flute), 2 oboes, 4 clarinets (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 6 percussionists, 2 harp, celesta [ou clavecin (amplifié)] , piano, organ, 16 violins, 16 second violins, 12 violas, 12 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 11 September 1990
    Location :

    Allemagne, Berlin


    Performers :

    Philipp Cieslewicz : enfant soprano, Thomas Trotter : orgue, Chœur de la radio de Leipzig, l'Orchestre philharmonique de Berlin, direction : Simon Rattle.