The Selfish Giant

Howard Goodall (1958)

The Selfish Giant 2010

2221 - 2100 - timp - perc(1/2) - cel - hp - org - strings
Duration 
24
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Commissioned by the Brighton Festival in 2010, this work is scored for orchestra, organ, narrator and young voices. It received its world première on the first day of the festival, May 1st, with Howard conducting the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra with the Brighton Festival Youth Chorus. Kolade Agboke was the narrator.
© Howard Goodall

Performances 
10.10.15 Jersey Opera House, Saint Helier, Jersey, United Kingdom: Floella Benjamin/Choir from Jersey schools/Jersey Chamber Orchestra/Daniel Cohen
01.05.10 Brighton Dome Concert Hall, Brighton, United Kingdom: Kolade Agboke and Brighton Festival Youth Choir/Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra/Howard Goodall
2
Flute
2nd doubling piccolo
2
Oboe
2nd doubling cor anglais
2
Clarinet
2nd doubling bass clarinet
1
Bassoon
2
Horn
1
Trumpet
1
Timpani
2
Percussion
susp.cym/xyl/cabassa/BD/tam-tam/wind machine/SD/finger cym/mark tree/wdbl
1
Violin
1
Violin II
1
Viola
1
Cello
1
Double bass
1
Harp
1
Organ
1
Other
Celesta
(Esc)