Helmut Lachenmann (1935)

Harmonica (1981 -1983)

for solo tuba and large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1981 - 1983
    • Duration : 31 mn
    • Editor : Breitkopf & Härtel, nº PB 5117
    • Commission: Saarländischer Rundfunk
    • Dedication : à Richard Nahatzki
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Ernst Toller, Masse-Mensch

Detailed formation
  • soliste : tuba
  • 4 flutes (also 4 piccolos), 4 oboes, 3 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones (also bass trombone), bass tuba, 5 percussionists, 3 percussionists [dans la salle] , harp, piano, celesta, electric organ, 12 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 15 May 1983
    Location :

    Allemagne, Sarrebruck


    Performers :

    Richard Nahatzki : tuba et l'Orchestre de la radio de la Sarre (Saarländischer Rundfunks), direction : Hans Zender.