Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Dramatische Szenen aus "Orpheus" I (1979)

pour grand orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1979
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Editor : Schott
Detailed formation
  • 2 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 3 oboes (also 1 oboe d'amore, 1 English horn, 1 heckelphone), 2 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet, 1 bass clarinet), 2 soprano saxophones (also 1 alto saxophone, 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 6 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 4 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 piano, 1 harpsichord, 1 celesta, 1 organ, 9 violins, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 3 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 12 September 1982
    Location :

    Francfort


    Performers :

    l'Operhaus- und Museumsorchester, direction : Michael Gielen.