Cross Sections and Color Fields

Year 1975
Publisher Edition Peters
Program Notes [The revised Peters Edition score of 2007 replaces all previous editions.]

Instrumentation: 3 Flutes, Alto Flute, Oboe, Cor Anglais, 2 Clarinets in Bb, Bass Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, 2 Bassoons, Contrabassoon / 4 Horns, 3 Trumpets in C, 3 Trombones, 2 Tubas / Percussion (6 Players): Timpani, Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Marimba, Tubular Chimes / 2 Harps, Celesta, Piano / Strings: Violin 1 (16), Violin 2 (14), Viola (10), Violoncello (8), Double Bass (6).

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More Information Commissioned by the Denver Symphony Orchestra in fulfillment of a Koussevitsky Foundation Commission: 1976 Season.
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Selected Performances 1975-00-00 Saarbruecken
Ensemble: Saarbruecken Rundfunk
Conductor: Hans Zender

1975-01-26 Denver, Colorado
Ensemble: Denver Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Brian Priestman
World Premiere

1976-03-22 Paris, France
Ensemble: Radio France

1981-05-29 Saarbruecken, Germany
Ensemble: Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbruecken
Conductor: Hans Zender

1984-09-16 Saarbruecken, Germany
Ensemble: Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbruecken
Conductor: Myung-whun Chung

1984-09-22 Strasbourg, France
Ensemble: Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbruecken
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung

1984-10-25 Avery Fisher Hall
Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
New York Premiere

2000-04-00 Miami
Ensemble: New World Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Michael Tilson-Thomas

2000-06-20 San Francisco, USA
Ensemble: New World Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas

2008-02-01 Frankfurt, Germany
Ensemble: Radio Sinfonie Orchester
Conductor: Roland Kluttig

2008-02-01 Frankfurt
hr-Sinfonieorchester; Kluttig, Roland