bcl(with amplification).ssax - perc(1): mar/trash metal/BD/pedal BD/hi-hat/jingles/SD/large log drum/bongos/wdbl/TD - electric keyboard - vln.vlc.db (all with amplification)


Score on sale 0-571-53821-5, parts for hire. Electronic sampler available here.

Programme Notes

neon consist of boxes. Each box contains a pattern or groove: some are bright and shiny, others dark and grimy. All of the boxes can be fitted together, the patterns are built to interlock with each other in numerous ways. This is just one way of putting the boxes together. Tansy Davies


'Perhaps the archetypal Davies work to date... pulse schemes influenced by Birtwistle are overlaid with the driving insistence of funk.'
The Guardian (Andrew Clements), 11 November 2019


broadcast of the 2020 BBC Prom

BBC Radio 3 (United Kingdom)

London Sinfonietta, Geoffrey Paterson, Jonathan Davies


Live on BBC Radio 3 & live-streamed to BBC iPlayer

Royal Albert Hall (London, United Kingdom)

London Sinfonietta, Geoffrey Paterson, Jonathan Davies


with film by Students from Royal College of Art

Royal Academy of Music (London, United Kingdom)

Musicians from the Royal Academy of Music, Tim Weiss

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recorded for broadcast

Hall 1, Kings Place (London, United Kingdom)

London Sinfonietta, Elaine Mitchener, Richard Baker

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With oboe instead of sax.

Borups Højskole (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Athelas Sinfonietta, Rei Munakata