Chamber music Wind instruments 1983

Sonata for Eight Brass Players (Sonate für acht Blechbläser)

Year of composition 1983
Duration 8 minutes

I Largo
II Allegramente
III Rondino I
IV Grave
V Rondino II

World premiere

World premiere 17. September 1983

Berlin · Berliner Festwochen

Blechbläserensemble des Berliner Philharmonischen Orchesters

Comments

This work was commissioned by the trumpet and trombone players of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. It is based on the church sonata, Op. 4 No 11 (c.1700) by Tommaso Antonio Vitali.

 

Hans Werner Henze

Instrumentation

1 Tromba piccola in sol
2 Trombe
1 Flicorno
1 Tromba bassa
2 Tromboni tenori
1 Trombone basso