Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012)

Ode an den Westwind (1953)

musique pour violoncelle et orchestre sur un poème de Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1953
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº ED 4423
Detailed formation
  • soliste : 1 cello
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 1 oboe, 1 English horn, 1 clarinet, 1 bass clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 contrabassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone, 1 tuba, 9 percussionists [ou 10] , 1 harp, 1 piano, 1 celesta, 20 violins, 12 violas, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 30 April 1954
    Location :

    Bielefeld


    Performers :

    Ludwig Hoelscher : violoncelle, Städtisches Orchester Bielefeld, direction : Bernhard Conz.

Table of contents

  • I. Calmo
  • II. Vivo
  • III. Tranquillo
  • IV. Al tempo di una marcia solemne, ma non lenta
  • V. Grave