The saffron hour 2009
orchestra [2(II=picc).2(II=corA).2(II=bcl).2(II=dbn)-18.104.22.168-timp.perc(2):2bongos(high,low)/2congas(high,low)/SD/BD/sizz.cym/2tam-t(med,lg)/crot(+bows)/t.bells/vib(+bows)-strings] (10′)
Commissioned by SPNM, in partnership with the BBC Concert Orchestra, formed as part of Raga Mela, a project devised by SPNM’s Artistic Director, Kuljit Bhamra.
First performance: Royal Festival Hall, London, 06/05/2009
BBC Concert Orchestra | Robert Ziegler conductor
BBC Concert Orchestra | Robert Ziegler conductor (BBC Radio 3 broadcast 17/05/2009)