1977 Concert

Il Vitalino raddoppiato

Chaconne for solo violin and chamber orchestra
Commissioned by the Salzburg Festival

Year of composition 1977
Duration 35 minutes

For Gidon Kremer

World premiere

World premiere 2. August 1978

Salzburger Festspiele

Violin Gidon Kreme

Conductor Leif Segerstam


Composed in the style of seventeenth century “doubles” on the chaconne by Tommaso Vitali (1663–1745), named “Il Vitalino”.


1 Flauto(anche Ottavino)
1 Oboe
1 Clarinetto basso
1 Fagotto
1 Corno
1 Violino I
1 Violino II
1 Viola
1 Violoncello
1 Contrabbasso