Luxury Suite from Powder Her Face - Suite No.2


large orchestra
Full Orchestra
3(III=picc).3.3(all=bcl).ssax.asax(=tsax).3(III=contraforte*) – 4331 – timp – perc(3): glsp/xyl/t.bell + bucketful of water/2 susp.cym/clash.cym/antique.cym/hi-hat.cym/siz.cym/tam-t/SD/2 kit BD/orchestral BD/small rototom/3 brake drums/high bongo/Monkey drum/3 whips/small rattle/tgl/tamb/large washboard/small anvil/vibraslap/flexatone/lion’s roar/paper bag/wood chimes/cabasa/popgun – harp – pno – strings * ossia: contrabassoon (requiring low A)
Luxury Suite from Powder Her Face (2017) incorporates four newly-orchestrated sections of the 1995 chamber opera, interpolated between new orchestrations of the existing Three-piece Suite from Powder Her Face (2007)*, to make an extended, full-length symphonic suite
Luxury Suite from Powder Her Face was co-commissioned by the Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra with the generous support of The Boltini Trust, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, and the St. Louis Symphony
*Three-piece Suite from Powder Her Face (12 minutes) was commissioned by the Aldeburgh Festival, the Philharmonia Orchestra and The Cleveland Orchestra
First Performance
31.5.2017, Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany: Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Rattle

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See also Three-piece Suite from Powder Her Face and Hotel Suite from Powder Her Face

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