Totentanz

Thomas Adès (1971)

Totentanz 2013

3.3.3.3 - 4.3.2.btrbn.contrabass tuba - timp(=rototoms) - perc(6/8) - harp - pno (=cel) - strings
Duration 
35
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Performances 
17.7.2013, BBC Proms, London: Christianne Stotijn/Simon Keenleyside/BBC Symphony Orchestra/Thomas Adès
28.9.13 Warsaw: Warsaw Philharmonic/Rafał Janiak
12,13,14.3.15: Lincoln Center, New York: Christianne Stotijn/Mark Stone/New York Philharmonic/Thomas Adès
31.3.15 Palace of Arts, Budapest: Mark Stone/Concerto Budapest/Timothy Redmond
20.5.15 Meiningen, Germany: Carolina Krogius/Dae-Hee Shin/Meininger Hofkapelle/Philippe Bach
8.10.15 Koncerthuset Copenhagen, Denmark: Christianne Stotijn/Mark Stone/Danish National Symphony Orchestra/Thomas Adès
14,15.4.16 Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam: Simon Keenlyside/Jennifer Johnston/Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Thomas Adès
3
Flute
1st & 2nd doubling piccolo, 3rd doubling piccolo and alto flute
3
Oboe
3rd doubling cor anglais
3
Clarinet
1st Bb in Bb and A, doubling Eb, 2nd in Bb & A, doubling bass, 3rd in A
3
Bassoon
2nd contrabassoon, 3rd contraforte or contrabassoon with low C
4
Horn
3
Trumpet
in C, all doubling flugel horn
3
Trombone
3rd bass trombone
1
Tuba
contrabass tuba
1
Timpani
doubling rototoms
8
Percussion
6-8 players: glockenspiel, xylophone, vibraphone, marimba, crotales, tubular bells, 2 bell plates, 2 gongs, 4 anvils, steel sheet, 2 tam-tams, 6-12 suspended cymbals, clash cymbals, kit hi-hat, 2 side drums, tenor drum (with snares), 2 military tenor drums, taiko, kit bass drum, cymbals on bass drum, bass drum, 2 swanee whistles, referee's whistle, 2 siren whistles, 2 whips, 4 clappers, 2 snake rattles, 2 ratchets, large guero, tambourine, bamboo canes, bones
1
Harp
1
Piano
doubling celesta
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