Blood on the Floor

Mark-Anthony Turnage

Year

1993-1996


Duration

80'


Instrumentation

soprano saxophone (=alto saxophone, bass clarinet), drum kit, electric guitar, bass guitar - 2(I-II=afl.scaffolding).2(I-II=corA).2(I=scaffolding, II=bcl).2ssax(I-II=asax).2(I-II=dbn) - 2.2.2.euph.1 - 2perc-egtr-hrp-pft(=cel,epft) - 6.6.4.4.2 (maximum)


Genre

Ensemble/Orchestra with Soloist(s)


Dedication

Ensemble Modern


Commission

Ensemble Modern, The South Bank Centre for the Royal Festival Hall, Kölner Philharmonie, Konzerthaus Wien and supported by the Siemans Kulturprogramm, Munich and the British Council


Premiere

London, United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth Hall, 30 May 1996: John Scofield, electric guitar / Peter Erskine, drum kit / Martin Robertson, soprano saxophone / Ensemble Modern, Peter Rundel (cond.)


Publisher

Schott Musik International


Source

Schott website;