Tan Dun (1957)

Earth Concerto for stone and ceramic percussion with orchestra (2009)

pour percussions et orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2009
    • Duration : 40 mn
    • Editor : Schirmer
    • Commission: Musik-Festival Grafenegg for the Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich
Detailed formation
  • soliste : 4 percussionists
  • 2 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, harp, timpani (also percussion), 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 6 September 2009
    Location :

    Autriche, Grafenegg Music Festival


    Performers :

    David Cossin, Haruka Fuji, Wang Bei Bei, percussions ; Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich ; Tan Dun, direction.