For Orchestra. Premiered by The Royal Danish Orchestra, conducted by Michael Schonwandt, Koncerthuset, DR, 29th May 2009.
Commissioned by and written for The Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress.
Dedicated to the memory of Serge and Natalie Koussevitzky.
3 Flutes, 3rd doubling Piccolo
3 Oboe, 3rd doubling Cor Anglais
3 Clarinets in Bb, 3rd doubling Bass Clarinet In Bb
3 Bassoons, 3rd doubling Contra Bassoon
4 Horns in F
3 Trumpets in Bb
3 Percussion (three players)
1 - Triangle, Mark Tree, Tubular Bells, TamTam (Large), Glockenspiel, Snare Drum, Lion's Roar.
2 - TamTam (Large), Chinese Cymbal, Spring Coil (Mounted), TamTam (Large), Reco-Reco.
3 - Bass Drum (Large), Antique Cymbals (full range), Spring Coil (mounted) TamTam (large), Cymbal (suspended), Reco-Reco.
The three large TamTams should differ slightly in pitch.
Strings (minimum 16-14-12-10-8)