Instrumentation

Due to uncertainty around the number of players permitted at the time of performance, Dawn is designed to work with an orchestra of flexible size, and with the players placed around the hall in any way. The minimum instrumentation is: 2.2.2(in A, ossia cl in Bb).2.cbsn – 2.2(or fl.hn).2.1 – timp – perc(3): vib, bell, 4 gongs – cimbalom (ossia upright piano) – harp – pno – strings (db require low C extension) Ideal instrumentation: 3*.3*.3*.3 – 4*.3*.3*.1 – timp – 3 perc – cimbalom or upright piano – harp – piano – strings (*or more)

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Dawn

broadcast of the 2020 BBC Prom

BBC Radio 3 (United Kingdom)

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle

Dawn

Streamed from LA Phil website

Virtual Online Performance

Gustavo Dudamel, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

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Dawn

Royal Albert Hall (London, United Kingdom)

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle