Sofia Goubaïdoulina (1931)

Hour of the Soul (1974)

poem for large wind orchestra and mezzo-soprano
[Heure de l'âme]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1974
    • Duration : 21 mn
    • Editor : Sikorski, Hambourg
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Marina Tsvetayeva, Hour of the Soul (en russe, version allemande par Jürgen Köchel).

Detailed formation
  • soliste : mezzo-soprano
  • 5 flutes (also 3 piccolos, 2 alto flutes), 3 oboes, 19 clarinets (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, 2 tenor saxophones, baritone saxophone), 3 bassoons, 6 horns, saxhorn [ténor] , saxhorn [baryton] , 4 trumpets, 4 cornets, 4 trombones, 3 tubas, 5 percussionists, 2 harp, celesta [ou piano]

Creation information

  • Date : 11 September 2004
    Location :

    Italie, Bolzano


    Performers :

    Nathalie Stutzmann : mezzo-soprano, l'ensemble Windkraft, direction : Kasper de Roo.