The Water Burns

Joyce Beetuan Koh

Year

2005


Duration

15'


Movements

I. waiting for rain; II. weave the wind; III. while still alive; IV. it remains; V. piercing eye; VI. a wildness rose


Instrumentation

alto - flute, oboe, clarinet, sheng, mandolin, guitar, pipa, zheng, harp, percussion, piano, erhu, violin, viola, violoncello, double bass


Genre

Guitar in the Ensemble


Commission

Concertgebouw for the Nieuw Ensemble


Premiere

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Concertgebouw, 5 October 2005: Hilary Summers, alto / Nieuw Ensemble


Source

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