Torso

Year of composition
1999-2000/2001
Subtitle
after the unfinished Piano Sonata in C major D840 (1825) by Franz Schubert (1825)
Scored for
for large orchestra
Composer
Franz Schubert; Georg Friedrich Haas
Instrumentation
4 3 4 4 – 5 4 3 1 – timp, perc(2), hp(2), acc, sax(2), str(12 10 8 8 6)
Instrumentation details

1st flute (+picc)
2nd flute (+picc)
3rd flute (+picc
bass fl)
alto flute (+picc)
1st oboe
2nd oboe
cor anglais
1st clarinet in Bb
2nd clarinet in Bb
3rd clarinet in Bb (+cl(A)
bass clarinet in Bb
1st soprano saxophone in Bb (+t.sax(Bb))
2nd soprano saxophone in Bb (+t.sax(Bb))
1st bassoon
2nd bassoon
3rd bassoon
contrabassoon
1st horn in F
2nd horn in F
3rd horn in F
4th horn in F
5th horn in F
piccolo trumpet in B (+tpt(Bb))
1st trumpet in Bb
2nd trumpet in Bb
3rd trumpet in Bb
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
bass tuba (+cb.tuba)
1st percussion
2nd percussion
3rd percussion
1st harp
2nd harp
accordion
violin I(12)
violin II(10)
viola(8)
violoncello(8)
contrabass(6)

Commissioned by

Ein Kompositionsauftrag der Bregenzer Festspiele

Duration
40′

World Premiere

Location: Bregenzer Festspiele Bregenz / Austria
Date: 07.08.2000
Orchestra: Wiener Symphoniker
Conductor: Ulf Schirmer
Remarks
Auftrag: Bregenzer Festspiele

Ensembles that have played this work

Wiener Symphoniker
ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien
Sinfonieorchester Basel
Berliner SO
Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester

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