Works

Concert à  Quatre

of Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)


Cast separation

1. Drummer

  • bass drum, big drum, baisse drum

2. Drummer

  • wind-machine, windmachine

3. Drummer

  • tam-tam, Chinese Gong

4. Drummer

  • triangle
  • reco reco, scratcher
  • whip, slap stick

5. Drummer

  • temple bloc, Corean bloc

6. Drummer

  • cymbal, suspended cymbal
  • Crotales in h‘‘‘ (englisch b)
  • Crotales in cis‘‘‘‘ ( des‘‘‘‘ )
  • Crotales in d‘‘‘‘
  • Crotales in dis‘‘‘‘ (es‘‘‘‘ )
  • Crotales in e‘‘‘‘
  • Crotales in gis‘‘‘‘ (as‘‘‘‘ )
  • Crotales in h‘‘‘‘ (englisch b)

7. Drummer

  • tubular bell, tubular bells, tube bell, tube bells, tubular chime, tubular chimes

8. Drummer

  • xylomarimba, xylorimba

9. Drummer

  • xylophone

10. Drummer

  • bells, glockenspiel

11. Drummer

  • marimbaphone, marimba, resonaphone

1. Timpanist

  • timpani, kettle-drums
Note: An “X” indicates that the particular instrument is necessary, although the amount is not further specified. If no percussion instrument is required for this work, the indication “Kein Schlagwerk” (no percussion instruments) appears on the list.

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