Concert 1953

Ode to the West Wind (Ode an den Westwind)

Music for cello and orchestra based on the poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Commissioned by the city of Bielefeld

Year of composition 1953
Duration 25 minutes

With gratitude to Lucia and Giovanni Capuano

I Calm
II Fast
III Quiet
IV Solemn march tempo, but not slow
V Heavy

World premiere

World premiere 30. april 1954

Bielefeld

Städtisches Orchester Bielefeld
Violoncello
Ludwig Hoelscher

Conductor Bernhard Conz

Organico

2 Flauti2° anche Ottavino
1 Oboe
1 Corno inglese
1 Clarinetto
1 Clarinetto basso
1 Fagotto
1 Controfagotto
2 Corni
2 Trombe
1 Trombone
1 Tuba
PercussioneTriangolo
2 Piatti sospesi
Tamtam
Tamburo piccolo
3 Tomtom
Timpani
Grancassa
Claves
Maracas
Xilofono
Vibrafono
Marimba
Campane tubolari
[per 3]
Arpa
Celesta
Pianoforte
20 Violini
12 Viole
8 Contrabbassi