Orchestral and ensemble works 1949 1998

Ballet Variations (Ballett-Variationen)

for large orchestra

dedicated to the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin on occasion of it's 75th anniversary

Year of composition 1949
New version 1998
Duration 16 minutes

I Allegro
II Allegretto
III Vivace, ma non troppo
IV Allegro marziale
V Poco allegretto
VI Finale

World premieres

Concert world premiere September 26th, 1949

Düsseldorf · Schumann-Saal
Sinfonieorchester des Nordwestdeutschen Rundfunks Köln

Conductor Ljubomir Romansky

 

World premiere of the new version November 15th, 1998

Berlin
Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin

Conductor Giuseppe Mega

Instrumentation

 

 

3 Flauti3° anche Ottavino
3 Oboi3° anche Corno inglese
2 Clarinetti
2 Fagotti
1 Controfagotto
3 Corni
3 Trombe
3 Tromboni
1 Tuba bassa
Timpani
Percussione Triangolo
Piatti sospesi
Tamburo piccolo
Grancassa
Vibrafono
Marimbafono
Glockenspiel
3 Bongos
Raganella
Castagnette
[per 3]
Arpa
Pianoforte (anche Celesta)
Archi