Iris

(2004)

by Tansy Davies

Description
soprano saxophone and chamber ensemble of 15 players
Duration
14
Genres
Mixed Chamber Ensemble, Solo Instruments with Orchestra
Instrumentation
1(=picc).1.1(=bcl).1(cbsn) – 1.1.1.0 – perc(1): 2 large log drums/BD/pedal BD/5 cowbells/bongos/large tom-tom/African rattle/SD/hi-hat/high wdbl/trash instruments/thundersheet/5 tin cans/pedal bin/reversible sticks – harp – pno – strings (1.1.1.1.1)
Commission
Created through the London Sinfonietta’s Blue Touch Paper scheme, supported by the Gulbenkian Foundation
First Performance
4.7.04, Cheltenham Festival, Cheltenham Town Hall, UK: Simon Haram/London Sinfonietta/Pierre-André Valade
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