programmatic tone poem about the struggle for peace -
commissioned by the Birmingham International Festival.
A musical tribute to all the people who have struggled
against conflict itself toward a just and lasting peace
for all of us.
by the London Symphony.
wealth of invention, exemplary use of orchestral color"
extraordinary piece of music . . . dazzling . . . exciting
. . .
moving . . . well-earned bravos"
Sacramento News and Review
Fort Worth Star Telegram
has been performed by symphony orchestras on four
continents: Africa (Cairo, Egypt); Asia (Shanghai, China);
and Europe (Barcelona, Spain and Rzeszow, Poland) in addition
to many performances in North America.
db. picc./2+E.h./2+b.cl./2+cbn. -
timp. - 4 perc. -
piano - strings
orchestra may be reduced by omitting
any or all of the following:
fl. III, E.h., b.cl., cbn., and two percussion players.
Cues for these instruments are provided in other parts.
- If only 2 flutes are used, Flute II uses a special part
that includes piccolo.
- Performance with 2 percussion omits xylophone completely
and uses a special part.