Dances from Powder Her Face

(2007)

by Thomas Adès

Description
orchestra
Duration
11
Genres
Full Orchestra
Instrumentation
3(III=picc).3.3(I in Bb.II in Bb+A.III in Bb=bcl).2.cbsn – 4.3.3.1 – timp – perc(3): glsp/xyl/2 susp.cym/hi-hat/SD/2 kit BD/BD/rototom/3 brake drums/tam-t/tgl/3 tpl.bl/vibraslap/guero/high bongos/washboard/tamb/popgun – harp – pno – strings
Commission

Commissioned by the Aldeburgh Festival, the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra

First Performance
17.6.07, Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, UK: Philharmonia Orchestra/Thomas Adès
Availability

Score and parts for hire. Previously "Overture, Waltz and Finale from Powder Her Face"

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