by Nicholas Maw

Full Orchestra
3(II=afl.III=afl+picc).3(III=ca).3(II=Ebcl.III=bcl).3(III=cbsn) - 8431 - timp(2) - perc(3/4): 3 tam-t/BD/2 glsp/t.bells/3 susp.cym/gong/TD/tamb/SD/3 bongos/tgl/mcas/claves/vib/3 tom-t/whip/cyms - cel - harp - strings
Originally comissioned by LSO in 1972 with funds provided by the Arts Council of Great Britain. Completed 1987 to a BBC commission
First Performance
(incomplete) 10.8.87, BBC Promenade Concert, Royal Albert Hall: BBC Symphony Orchestra/Mark Elder. (complete) 8.4.89, Royal Festival Hall, London: BBC Symphony Orchestra/Richard Bernas

Study score (fp) 0-571-55732-5 on sale, full score and parts for hire

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