Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)

Réveil des Oiseaux (1953)

pour piano et orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1953
    • Duration : 28 mn
    • Editor : Durand
    • Commission: Dr Heinrich Strobel
    • Dedication : Jacques Delamain
Detailed formation
  • soliste : 1 piano
  • 4 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 4 clarinets (also 1 E-flat clarinet, 1 bass clarinet), 3 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 percussionists, 1 xylophone, 1 glockenspiel, 1 celesta, 8 violins, 8 second violins, 8 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 11 October 1953
    Location :

    Festival de Donaueschingen


    Performers :

    Yvonne Loriod (piano), Orchestre du Südwestfunk Baden-Baden, direction : Hans Rosbaud