PatterSongs

Kenneth Hesketh (1968)

PatterSongs 2008

3233 - 4221 - timp - perc(4) - optional hp.pno(cel) - strings
Duration 
8
Genre 
Publisher 

Frequently found in comic opera, Kenneth Hesketh has taken the idea of a patter song and elaborated orchestral material from his opera The Overcoat into a fast, highly charged bravura for orchestra peppered with many solos.

Performances 
17.5.09 Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool: Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra/Eduardo Portal
3
Flute
3rd doubling piccolo
2
Oboe
3
Clarinet
3rd bass clarinet
3
Bassoon
3rd contrabassoon
4
Horn
2
Trumpet
2
Trombone
1
Tuba
1
Timpani
4
Percussion
glockenspiel, vibraphone, 2 triangle, hi-hat, 3 suspended cymbals, ride cymbal, 2 splash cymbals, 2 tambourine, side drum, 2 tom-tom, bass drum, 2 woodblock, flexatone
1
Harp
1
Piano
doubling celesta
(Esc)