Commissioned by the Philharmonia Orchestra and Esa-Pekka Salonen for the Universe of Sound project.
First perfromed at the Royal Festival Hall on 8th July 2012, by the Philharmonia Orchestra and Philharmonia Voices, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen.
4 Flutes (3rd doubling Alto Flute, Piccolo; 4th doubling Piccolo)
3 Oboes (3rd doubling Bass Oboe)
2 Clarinets in B flat
Clarinet in A Bass
Clarinet in B flat
6 Horns in F
4 Trumpets in C
2 Tenor Trombones
Tenor Tuba in B flat (Euphonium)
2 Timpani (2nd doubling Suspended Cymbals, China Cymbal)
4 Percussion (Meditation Bowls, Bass Drum, Crotales, Marimba, Vibraphone, Small & Large Tam-tam, Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Side Drum, Mark Tree, Sizzle Cymbal)