David Fennessy: The Ground

  • 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - timp, perc(3), soundtrack, str (12 12 10 8 6)
  • Duration: 16’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute
    3rd flute (+picc)
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    3rd oboe (+c.a)
    1st clarinet in Bb
    2nd clarinet in Bb
    3rd clarinet in Bb (+bass cl(Bb))
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    3rd bassoon (+cbsn)
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F
    1st trumpet in C
    2nd trumpet in C
    3rd trumpet in C
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    tuba
    timpani
    1st percussion
    2nd percussion
    3rd percussion
    pre-recorded soundtrack
    violin I (12), violin II (12), viola (10), violoncello (8), double bass (6)
  • Composer: David Fennessy
  • Commission: Commissioned by BBC Radio 3 for performance by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestraand first performed 12 January 2019, conducted by Thomas Dausgaard.

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World première

Location:
Glasgow City Halls, Glasgow (GB)
Date:
12.01.2019
Orchestra:
BBC Scottish SO
Conductor:
Thomas Dausgaard

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