The voice of the phoenix : full orchestra
by Anne Boyd (1971)
Instrumentation: 4 flutes (3rd & 4th double piccolo), 3 oboes, cor anglais, 4 clarinets (4th doubles bass clarinet), 4 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (10 players), amplified harp, amplified piano, amplified guitar, amplified harpsichord, VCS synthesizer, strings.
Duration: 25 min.
Dedication note: For Liam
Commission note: Commissioned by the Department of Music, University of York, UK
First performance: by Bernard Rands — 11 Jun 71. Middleton Hall, Hull, UK
Resonate article: Anne Boyd: Imagination is our most precious resource by Lachlan Skipworth
Performances of this work
11 Jun 71: Middleton Hall, Hull, UK. Featuring Bernard Rands.
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