Orchestral and ensemble works 1977

Aria de la folía española

Commissioned by the Minnesota Chamber Orchestra

Year of composition 1977
Duration 22 minutes

Dedicated to Dennis Russell Davies

World premieres

World premiere of the version for chamber orchestra 17. september 1977

St. Paul (Minnesota) · St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Conductor Dennis Russell Davies

 

World premiere of the version for orchestra 23. april 1979

Bournemouth · Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Hans Werner Henze

Comment

The strings can be played as solo parts or by full orchestral complement.

Hans Werner Henze

Instrumentation

1 Flautoanche Ottavino
2 Oboi2° anche Oboe d’amore e Corno inglese
1 Clarinettoanche Clarinetto piccolo e Clarinetto basso
2 Fagotti
2 Corni
Percussione

3 Piatti sospesi
Gong
3 Tomtom
3 Bongos
Timpani
3 Tescini cinesi
Maracas
Castagnette
Crotali
[per 1]

Mandolino
Celesta
Pianoforte
9 Violini
4 Viole
4 Violoncelli
1 Contrabbasso