Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)

Concerto Grosso n° 5 (1991)

for violin and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1991
    • Duration : 22 mn
    • Editor : Hans Sikorski
    • Commission: Carnegie Hall, pour son centenaire
Detailed formation
  • soliste : violin
  • 3 flutes (also 3 piccolos), 3 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 1 tuba, 7 percussionists, 1 harp, celesta, 1 piano [amplifié] , harpsichord, 14 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 2 May 1991
    Location :

    États-Unis, New York


    Performers :

    Gidon Kremer, violon ; Alexander Slobodyanik, piano ; The Cleveland Orchestra ; Christoph von Dohnányi, direction.