Slow Frieze

Harrison Birtwistle (1934)

Slow Frieze 1996

solo pft-0.picc.1.1.1-1.1.1.0-perc(1):3wdbl(sm,med,lg)/2dr(sm)/log dr/BD/tam-t(or med.gong)- strings(1.1.1.1.1)
Duration 
16
Solist 
Commissioner 
Publisher 
Performances 
26.4.96 Queen Elizabeth Hall, London: Joanna MacGregor, piano / London Sinfonietta / Markus Stenz
4.3.97 Royal Academy of Music, London: Royal Academy of Music ensemble / Nicholas Cleobury
8/13/14.3.97 Amsterdam, Maastricht, The Hague, Netherlands: Joanna MacGregor, piano / Schoenberg Ensemble / Reinbert de Leeuw
11.6.97 Bulgarian Radio Concert Hall, Bulgaria: Ensemble "Muisca Nova" Sofia / Dragomir Yossifov
14.10.97 Helsinki, Finland: Tapiola Sinfonietta / Ari Rasilainen
25.4.98 New York: Joanna MacGregor (pft) / Musicians from the New York Philharmonic / Gisele Ben Dor
9.8.00 Dartington International Summer School: Joanna MacGregor, piano / Concilium / Diego Masson
14.10.00 Queen Elizabeth Hall, London: Joanna MacGregor, piano / London Sinfonietta / Oliver Knussen (World premiere of revised version)
25.3.02 Merkin Hall, New York: Speculum Musicae / Alek Karis
11.2.06 CBSO Centre, Birmingham: Nicolas Hodges, piano / Birmingham Contemporary Music Group / Martyn Brabbins
27.5.09 Dusseldorf, Germany: notabu.ensemble neue musik
25.6.09 Aldeburgh Festival: Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano / Mahler Chamber Orchestra / Susanna Mälkki
18.6.10 Rose Theatre, New York: International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) / Ludovic Morlot
12.4.12 Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam: Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano / Asko|Schönberg / Etienne Siebens
9.6.12 Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel: Nicholas Hodges, piano / Israel Contemporary Players / Ilan Volkov
1
Flute
piccolo
1
Oboe
1
Clarinet
1
Bassoon
1
Horn
1
Trumpet
1
Trombone
1
Percussion
3 woodblock (small, medium, large), 2 drum (small), log drum, bass drum, tam-tam (or medium gong)
1
Violin
1
Violin II
1
Viola
1
Cello
1
Double bass
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