Chamber music Various instruments 1984

Sonata for Six Players (Sonate für sechs Spieler)

Year of composition 1984
Duration 12 minutes

Dedicated to Alain Resnais

World premiere

World premiere 26. September 1984

London · The Fires of London

Conductor John Carewe

Comments

This piece presents, in sonata form, the complete music from the film “L’amour à mort” by Alain Resnais which I recorded with “The Fires of London” at the Hammersmith Studios in London in 1983.

Hans Werner Henze

Instrumentation

 

1 Flautoanche Flauto contralto e 2 Sistri
1 Clarinetto

anche Clarinetto basso
Clarinetto contrabbasso (ad lib.) e Campanelli

1 Violinoanche Viola e Campanelli
1 Violoncelloanche Campanelli
PercussioneSonaglio cinese
Crotali
Gong
Piatto sospeso
2 Tamtam
Log-drum
Grancassa
Timpani
Marimba
Pianoforteanche Celesta