Concerto pour sept instruments à vent
Concerto for seven wind instruments

Year of composition

1949

Duration

22'

Scored for

1 1 1 1 - 1 1 1 0 - timp. - perc.(2) - strings
I. Allegro - II. Adagietto - III. Allegro vivace

Publication information

Commentary

Dedicated to ‘Bernische Musikgesellschaft’

Premiere

World premiere: Berne, 25 October 1949. Luc Balmer, conductor

Recordings (selective list)

  • L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
    Ernest Ansermet, conductor
    DECCA PY 925 ℗ 1961+ © 1996 (FMS074)

  • Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
    Ernest Ansermet, conductor
    (Recording 3, 4 May 1962)
    ORFEO C 266921 B ℗ + © 1992 (FMS069)

  • Orchestre de Chambre de Genève
    Thierry Fischer, conductor
    DINEMEC CLASSICS DCCD 012 ℗ + © 1996 (FMS126)

  • Chamber Orchestra of Europe
    Thierry Fischer, conductor
    DG 435 383-2 ℗ 1992 (FMS142)

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
    Matthias Bamert, conductor
    CHANDOS CHAN 9283 ℗ + © 1994 (FMS116)

  • ‘Centennial Collection’
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra
    Jean Martinon, conductor
    (Live recording 19 March 1966)
    RCA Victor GD60206 © 1990 (FMS139)

  • Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
    Armin Jordan, conductor
    ERATO 2292-45649-2 ℗ 1991 (FMS165)

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