Available Forms II
For Large Orchestra, Four Hands


10' - 20'



Instrumentation Notes

orchestra, two conductors 

Program Notes

“Open form” composition.

More Information

For 98 instruments and two conductors. (“for orchestra, four hands”)
Commissioned by the Radio Orchestra of Rome, Italy.
3.2.(EH) 3 (2Bb/1Eb)(Bcl).3 — — 4 Perc — Guit, Pn, Cel., Hrp. —

Audio Samples

Available Forms II

Selected Performances

August 3, 2020 • Paris

Ensemble: Orchestre de l'ORTFConductor: Earle Brown, Charles Bruck

August 24, 2003 • Ostrawa

Conductors: Petr Kotik, Zsolt Nagy

February 28, 1977 • Glasgow

Ensemble: BBC Orchestra
Conductor: Earle Brown, John Carewe

April 22, 1972 • Mannheim

Conductor: Lucas Vis, Bruno Maderna

February 6, 1964 • Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln Center

Ensemble: New York PhilharmonicConductor: Leonard Bernstein, Earle BrownU.S. Premiere

February 8, 1963 • Muenchen, Musica Viva

Conductor: Earle Brown, Bruno Maderna

January 11, 1963 • Koeln, Germany

Ensemble: Koelner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-OrchesterConductor: Bruno Maderna, Earle Brown

April 19, 1962 • Venice

Ensemble: Radio Orchestra of RomeConductor: Bruno Maderna, Earle BrownFor the Venice Biennale, world premiere

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