Heinz Holliger (1939)

Elis (1963)

three nocturnes, version for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1963
      Revision dates : 1973
    • Duration : 6 mn
    • Editor : Ars Viva, distribution Schott
    • Dedication : à Jürg Wyttenbach
Detailed formation
  • 2 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 3 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, 3 percussionists, harp, piano, celesta, 12 violins, 10 second violins, 8 violas, 8 cellos, 3 double basses, 3 five-strings double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 8 November 1964
    Location :

    Suède, Stockholm


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre symphonique de la radio Radio suédoise, direction : Pierre Boulez.

  • Date : 3 May 1973
    Location :

    Suisse, Bâle


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre symphonique de Bâle, direction : Jürg Wyttenbach.