Comet New-born, Arising at Morning

James Macmillan

Year

1987


Duration

8'


Instrumentation

cabaret singer - alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, fluegel horn, trombone, drum machine (or drummer), electronic keyboard, double bass (or bass guitar)


Genre

Guitar in the Ensemble


Text/Libretto

Shakespeare: Macbeth; J Bovshover: Revolution; H Henderson: Freedom come all ye


Commission

Edinburgh Contemporary Arts (with funds from SCA)


Premiere

November 1987


Publisher

Universal Edition


Source

BMIC website;