Tōru Takemitsu (1930-1996)

Ki no kyoku - Music of Tree (1961)

pour orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1961
    • Editor : Peters, New York, nº EP 6655
    • Cycle : Trees
    • Commission: Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
Detailed formation
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), alto flute, 2 oboes, English horn, 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet), bass clarinet, soprano saxophone, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 3 percussionists, harp, guitar, celesta, piano, 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 22 May 1961
    Location :

    Japon, Tokyo


    Performers :

    l'Orchestre philharmonique du Japon, direction : Akeo Watanabe.