Triple Music II

Tim Souster

Year

1970, rev.1974


Duration

38'


Instrumentation

orchestra 1: violin I (12), violin II (12), viola (12), violoncello (10), double bass (8); orchestra 2: piano (2), harp (2), celesta, vibraphone, electric organ, bass guitar (all amplified, two players for mixing); orchestra 3: flute (3, plus piccolo), oboe (3), E-flat clarinet, B-flat clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone, bassoon, double bassoon (2), horn (6), trumpet (3), trombone (3), tuba


Genre

Guitar in the Orchestra


Commission

Original version (withdrawn) commissioned by the BBC


Premiere

original version: London, United Kingdom, 13 August 1970: BBC Symphony Orchestra, David Atherton, Elgar Howarth and Justin Connolly (cond.)
revised version: Berlin, Germany, 10 December 1974: Berlin Radio Orchestra, Lukas Fis, Peter Eötvös and Bernhardt Kontarsky (cond.)


Source

composer homepage;