Concerto for baritone saxophone and orchestra

Year of composition
2008
Scored for
for baritone saxophone and orchestra
Composer
Georg Friedrich Haas
Instrumentation
3 3 3 3 – 4 3 4 1 – perc(3), str(14 12 10 8 6)
Instrumentation details

1st flute
2nd flute
3rd flute (+picc)
1st oboe
2nd oboe
3rd oboe (+c.a)
1st clarinet in Bb
2nd clarinet in Bb
3rd clarinet in A
1st bassoon
2nd bassoon
3rd bassoon (+cbsn)
1st horn in F
2nd horn in F
3rd horn in F
4th horn in F
1st trumpet in Bb
2nd trumpet in Bb
3rd trumpet in Bb
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
bass trombone
bass tuba
1st percussion
2nd percussion
3rd percussion
violin I (1st, 2nd player)
violin I (3rd, 4th player)
violin I (5th, 6th player)
violin I (7th, 8th player)
violin I (9th, 10th player)
violin I (11th, 12th player)
violin I (13th, 14th player)
violin II (1st, 2nd player)
violin II (3rd, 4th player)
violin II (5th, 6th player)
violin II (7th, 8th player)
violin II (9th, 10th player)
violin II (11th, 12th player)
viola (1st, 2nd player)
viola (3rd, 4th player)
viola (5th, 6th player)
viola (7th, 8th player)
viola (9th, 10th player)
violoncello (1st, 2nd player)
violoncello (3rd, 4th player)
violoncello (5th, 6th player)
violoncello (7th, 8th player)
contrabass (1st, 2nd player)
contrabass (3rd, 4th player)
contrabass (5th, 6th player)

Commissioned by

Kompositionsauftrag des Westdeutschen Rundfunks

Duration
25′
Dedication
für Akira und Michiko Ueda

World Premiere

Location: Philharmonie Köln Köln / Germany
Date: 03.05.2008
Orchestra: WDR SO Köln
Conductor: Emilio Pomàrico
Main soloists: Marcus Weiss, sax

Ensembles that have played this work

ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien
WDR SO Köln
BBC Scottish SO

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