John Cage (1912-1992)

Europeras 1 & 2 (1985 -1987)

for voice(s) and chamber orchestra

electronic work
stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1985 - 1987
    • Duration : 4 h 15 mn
    • Editor : Peters, New York, nº EP 67100/67100a
Detailed formation
  • soliste : unspecified solist voice [nombre non spécifié]
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 2 oboes (also 1 English horn), English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussionist, violin, second violin, viola, cello, double bass, organ [ad lib.]

Creation information

  • Date : 12 December 1987
    Location :

    Allemagne, Francfort, Opera


    Performers :

    Christina Andreou, June Card, Eliane Coelho, Marianne Rørholm, Michal Shamir, Anny Schlemm, Rodney Gilfry, Heinz Hagenau, Willy Müller, Seppo Ruohonen (Europera I) ; Harolyn Blackwell, Ilse Gramatzki, Margit Neubauer, Tom Fox, Michael Glücksmann, Valentin Jar, Keith Mikelson, William Workman, Jurij Zinovenko (Europera II).

Information about electronic
Electronic device : amplification, sons fixés sur support (cordes amplifiées)

Observations

Durée : Europera 1 : 90 minutes, Europera 2 : 45 minutes.