Benedict Mason (1954)

Concerto for the Viola Section (1990)

pour les altos et orchestre

electronic work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1990
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Editor : Chester Music, Londres
    • Commission: BBC
Detailed formation
  • soliste : 14 violas (also 1 viola d'amore)
  • 3 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 3 oboes (also 2 English horns), 3 clarinets (also 2 bass clarinets), 3 bassoons (also 2 contrabassoons), 4 horns (also 2 natural horns, 2 Wagner tubas), 3 trumpets (also 3 flugerlhorns), 3 trombones (also 1 alto trombone), 1 tuba (also 1 euphonium), 6 percussionists, 2 harp, 2 pianos (also 1 electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer [cel:DX72FD] ), 12 violins, 10 second violins, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 10 February 1992
    Location :

    Londres, Royal Festival Hall


    Performers :

    l'orchestre symphonique de la BBC, direction : Lothar Zagrosek.