Instrumentation

2(I=picc).2.2(II=bcl).2 - 4.3.2.btrbn.1 - timp - perc(3): xyl/timp/t.bells/SD/mar/BD/floor tom - strings

Availability

Score and parts for hire (a conductor's click-track also available)

Programme Notes

Nautlius was written as sort of call to arms (for myself!) and was one of the first tracks I wrote when i started to work in electronics alongside my acoustic or orchestral writing. This shift was my way to reclaim some power over my writing, making albums where I would be in complete control. Its a lovely full circle for this piece to now be rearranged back to an orchestral form. 
 
I came up with the rising line whilst stomping along a beach in Scotland and experimenting with placing my steps across different parts of the material to create the shift in feel you hear roughly two thirds in.
 

© Anna Meredith

Nautilus (orchestra)

Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University (Clayton, VIC, Australia)

Monash Academy/Benjamin Northey

Nautilus (orchestra)

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall (Liverpool, United Kingdom)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Adam Hickox

Nautilus (orchestra)

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall (Liverpool, United Kingdom)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Adam Hickox

Nautilus (orchestra)

Symphony Hall (Birmingham, United Kingdom)

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Eivind Gullberg-Jensen

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