Sir Michael Tippett (1905-1998)

The Shires Suite (1965)

pour chœur et orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1965
    • Duration : 18 mn
    • Editor : Schott
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      William Byrd, Henry Purcell et Alexander Goehr.

Detailed formation
  • unspecified choir, 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 6 percussions, celesta, piano, electric guitar, harp, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 8 July 1970
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Cheltenham Festival


    Performers :

    Schola Cantorum of Oxford, Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra, direction : Sir Michael Tippett.

Table of contents

Prologue: Soomer is icoomen in
Interlude I
Cantata
Interlude II
Epilogue: Non nobis Domine