Crossing Kings Reach

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934)

Crossing Kings Reach 2001

Flute (+ piccolo), oboe, clarinet in A, alto saxophone, bassoon (contra bassoon), horn in F, trumpet in C, tenor trombone, piano, percussion (1 player), violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, double bass
Duration 
18
Commissioner 
Publisher 
Comments 

The Work was commissioned by Arup to celebrate the completion of the Millennium Bridge at Kings Reach of the River Thames.

Performances 
6.3.02 Queen Elizabeth Hall, London: London Sinfonietta/Peter Maxwell Davies (private performance)
16.5.02 Queen Elizabeth Hall, London: London Sinfonietta/Peter Maxwell Davies (public performance)
7/8.3.06 GSMD, London & Christ Church University, Canterbury: Students from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama
12.9.06 Settembre Musica Festival, Italy: London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
19.10.06 Sage Gateshead: Northern Sinfonia/Gary Walker
1
Flute
doubling piccolo
1
Oboe
1
Clarinet
clarinet in A
1
Saxophone
alto saxophone
1
Bassoon
doubling contrabassoon
1
Horn
1
Trumpet
1
Trombone
1
Percussion
marimba, crotales, glockenspiel, small and large suspended cymbals, small bass drum, very large bass drum, side drum, timpani, 2 short scaffolding poles
1
Violin
1
Violin II
1
Viola
1
Cello
1
Double bass
1
Piano
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