Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Sinfonie N. 6 (1969)

pour deux orchestres

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1969
      Revision dates : 1994
    • Duration : 40 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº ED 9606
Detailed formation
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 1 alto flute, 2 oboes, 1 English horn, 2 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet), 1 bass clarinet, 1 tenor saxophone, 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets (also 1 piccolo trumpet), 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 timpani, 4 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 guitar (also 1 banjo [ou charango avec micro de contact ad lib.] ), 1 piano, 1 electric organ, 1 violin [avec microphone de contact] , 12 violins, 12 second violins, 12 violas, 12 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 26 November 1969
    Location :

    Cuba, la Havanne


    Performers :

    l'Orquestra sinfónica nacional, direction : Hans Werner Henze.

  • Date : 8 December 1994
    Location :

    Munich


    Performers :

    l'orchestre philharmonique de Munich, direction : Ingo Metzmacher.

Table of contents

  • I. Allegro con moto
  • II. Lento
  • III. Allegro vivace