Gérard Grisey (1946-1998)

Dérives (1973 -1974)

for small ensemble and large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1973 - 1974
    • Duration : 28 mn
    • Editor : Ricordi, nº 132281
    • Commission: Ministère de la Culture, France
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes (also 2 piccolos, 1 alto flute), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 4 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet), bass clarinet (also contrabass clarinet), contrabass saxophone (also tenor saxophone), 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 5 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones (also 1 tenor/bass trombone), 2 tubas, 4 percussionists, electric guitar, piano (also celesta), 28 violins, 11 violas, 9 cellos, 4 double basses, 4 five-strings double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 31 October 1974
    Location :

    Paris, salle Wagram


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre national de France, direction : Reinhard Peters.