Commissioned by BBC Radio 3 for the 2012 BBC Proms.
First performed on 5th August 2012 at the Royal Albert Hall, London, by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Donald Runnicles.
3 Flutes, 3rd doubling Piccolo
3 Oboes, 3rd doubling Cor Anglais
2 Clarinets in Bb
4 Horns in F
3 Trumpets in Bb
Percussion (3 Players):
Vibraphone, Crotales, 2 Suspended Cymbals (High, Medium), Tam-Tam, Chinese Bell Tree, 5 Tom-Toms, Bass Drum
Strings (at least 188.8.131.52.8)