Victoria Borisova-Ollas: Golden Dances of the Pharaohs

  • 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - timp, perc(3), hp, pno, str
  • Duration: 20’
  • Soloists:
    clarinet in Bb
  • 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 Bb
    2nd trumpet in Bb
    3rd trumpet in Bb
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    tuba
    timpani
    1st percussion (vibraphone, thai gongs, suspended cymbal, triangle, tambourine, 4 congas, 5 temple blocks)
    2nd percussion (vibraphone, thai gongs, 2 tam-tams, wind chimes, bongos, wood blocks, castanets, tambourine, sleigh bells)
    3rd percussion (marimba, suspended cymbals, crotali, 6 tom-tom, tambourine, bass drum)
    piano
    harp
    violin I
    violin II
    viola
    violoncello
    contrabass
  • Roles: Narrator (tape) optional
  • Composer: Victoria Borisova-Ollas
  • Dedication: to Martin Fröst
  • Commission: "Commissioned by Stockholm Concert Hall Foundation / Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra"

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World première

Location:
Konserthuset, Stockholm (SE)
Date:
06.05.2010
Orchestra:
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor:
Sakari Oramo
Main soloists:
Martin Fröst, clar

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