Instrumentation

4(III+IV=picc).3.2.bcl.3(III=cbsn) - 6.4.2.btrbn.euph.1 - timp(2 sets) - perc(5): vib/brake drums(sml+lrg)/3 opera gongs(sml,med,lrg) flat on flap tray/guiro/kick BD with pedal/SD(regular)/3 tom-t(sml,med,lrg)/2 pairs of bongos (sml bongo tuned v high)/3 crot/4 susp cym (high,med,med lrg+lrg)/concert BD laid flat/glsp/2 SD played as pair (picc+deep)/cowbell (med lrg)/t.bells (shared with Perc 5)/mar(shared with Perc 5)/2 piccolo wdbl (diff pitches)/3 roto-toms (sml,med,lrg)/xyl/scaffolding pipe - 2 harp - cel - org - strings. Proms Youth Ensemble: 10 trbn/youth choir/4 euph/6 tpt/6 perc (4 SD/2 BD/2 tam-t/4 susp.cym (different sizes)

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Five Telegrams

broadcast of recording

BBC Radio 3 (United Kingdom)

National Youth Choir of Great Britain, BBC Proms Youth Ensemble, BBC Symphony Chorus, Sakari Oramo

Five Telegrams

extract only of Five Telegrams. Advance premiere of She Who

Royal Concert Hall (Nottingham, United Kingdom)

National Youth Choir of Great Britain, Ben Parry

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Five Telegrams

opening night of Edinburgh Festival - using Proms recording

Usher Hall (Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom)

59 Productions

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Five Telegrams

opening night of BBC Proms - repeat. Afternoon Concert

BBC Radio 3 (United Kingdom)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, 59 Productions, National Youth Choir of Great Britain, BBC Proms Youth Ensemble, BBC Symphony Chorus, Sakari Oramo

Five Telegrams

opening night of BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall (London, United Kingdom)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, 59 Productions, National Youth Choir of Great Britain, BBC Proms Youth Ensemble, BBC Symphony Chorus, Sakari Oramo

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