Allelujah II

Luciano Berio

Year

1956-1958


Duration

19'


Instrumentation

5 orchestra groups:
I. diverse perc, cel, vib, mba, egtr, 2hrp, pft, 11 bells, 6db
II. 4fl(=picc, afl), 2cl, bcl, 2asax, timp, xyl, 5 cencerros, triangle, 4vlc
III. 4hn, 3trbn, cbtba, 3 tam-tams, 3cymbals, 10vln
IV. 2ob, corA, Ebcl, 2bn, dbn, 3tpt, 2trbn, tba, 2 side-drums, 3 tom-toms, 4 temple-blocks, glock, 4 vlc
V. 2tsax, 4hn, 3tpt, 2trbn, tba, 2log drums, 10vla


Genre

Guitar in the Orchestra


Premiere

Rome, RAI, 17 May 1958: RAI Orchestra Rome, Luciano Berio and Bruno Maderna (cond.)


Publisher

Edizioni Suvini Zerboni


Source

Berio Biography (D. Osmond-Smith); IRCAM website; Suvini Zerboni website;