Instrumentation

1(=picc).1.Ebcl.1 - 2110 - perc(2): taiko/susp.cym/hi-hat/ch.cym/sleigh bells/tam-t/tin cans - pno - harp - 2 vln.vla.vlc.db

Availability

Full score and parts for hire

Programme Notes

Commissioned by the Britten Sinfonia, 'Stealing a March', a seven-minute caprice for seventeen instruments, is a belated tribute to that great exemplar Frank Zappa. It is a strutting march broken up by fragments of songs and chorales and ends with a fast, raw unison.

© John Woolrich

Stealing a March

West Road Concert Hall (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

Britten Sinfonia Academy

Stealing a March

Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London, United Kingdom)

Britten Sinfonia Academy

Stealing a March

O2 Academy (Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom)

Britten Sinfonia, Paul Hoskins

Stealing a March

West Road Concert Hall (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

Ensemble CB3, Michael Downes

Stealing a March

Lighthouse (Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom)

Composers Ensemble, Richard Baker