Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Heliogabalus Imperator (1971 -1972)

Allegoria per musica, pour orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1971 - 1972
      Revision dates : 1986
    • Duration : 28 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº ED 6331
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes (also 2 piccolos, 1 alto flute), 2 oboes, 1 English horn, 1 Eb clarinet, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 6 horns, 4 trumpets (also 1 piccolo trumpet [en ré] ), 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 Wagner tuba, 5 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 celesta, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 16 November 1972
    Location :

    Chicago


    Performers :

    l'orchestre symphonique de Chicago, direction : Sir Georg Solti.

  • Date : 28 June 1989
    Location :

    Rome, villa Massimo


    Performers :

    l'orchestra sinfonica di Roma della Radiotelevisione Italiana, direction : Eberhard Kloke.