TurmMusik / Tower Music

Alexander Goehr (1932)

TurmMusik / Tower Music 2009-2010

0020/3331/ 3hn.3tpt(3.flugelhn in Bb).3tbn(alto, 2ten).tba-str
Duration 
30
Solist 
Language 
Commissioner 
Publisher 

Towers embody the idea of climbing upwards, in the spiritual as much as in the physical sense. Their destruction can be regarded as a punishment (or as a rescue from) man’s overwhelming arrogance.

Alexander Goehr

Performances 
9.6.01 BBC Studio 7, Manchester: Nigel Robson / BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / HK Gruber
2
Clarinet
preferably in C but if unavailable in Eb
3
Horn
3
Trumpet
3rd doubling flugel horn
3
Trombone
3rd alto trombone
1
Tuba
(Esc)