Toshio Hosokawa (1955)

Preludio « Night » (1989)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1989
    • Duration : 14 mn
    • Editor : Schott
    • Cycle : Voiceless Voice in Hiroshima (1ère partie)
    • Commission: New Symphony Orchestra
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos, 1 alto flute), 3 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 6 horns [dont 2 d'écho] , 5 trumpets [dont 2 d'écho] , 5 trombones [dont 2 d'écho] , tuba, 4 percussionists, harp, celesta, piano, 16 violins [ou 18] , 14 second violins [ou 16] , 12 violas [ou 14] , 10 cellos [ou 12] , 8 double basses [ou 10]

Creation information

  • Date : 23 July 1989
    Location :

    Tokyo


    Performers :

    le New Symphony Orchestra, direction : Chikara Imamura.