Heinz Holliger (1939)

Turm-Musik (1984)

for solo flute, small orchestra and tape
[Musique de la tour]

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1984
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Publisher : Schott, nº ED 7680
    • Cycle : Scardanelli-Zyklus
    • Dedication : à Aurèle
Detailed formation
  • soloist : flute (also alto flute, bass flute)
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo, 1 alto flute), oboe (also oboe d'amore, English horn), 2 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets (also 1 bass trumpet), tenor/bass trombone, timpani, 2 percussionists [ou 3] , harp, piano, violin, 2 second violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, double bass

Premiere information

  • Date : 17 January 1985
    Location :

    Suisse, Bâle


    Performers :

    Aurèle Nicolet : flûte, Orchestre symphonique de Bâle, direction : Heinz Holliger.

Information on the electronics
Electronic device : sons fixés sur support

Table of contents

  • Introduction ;
  • Bruchstücke ;
  • Choral ;
  • Glockenalphabet ;
  • Winter (« Nel cor più non mi sento »).