L’Union Libre

Finnissy, Michael

Duration

11m 00s

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Composed

1997

Instrumentation

Large Ensemble

Scoring

Eb hn, 2 pf, va, acc, 3 ocarinas, 2 detuned zithers, 4 drums

Availability

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About the work

The piece was performed by the CoMA London ensemble in July 1998

Technical notes

The piece consists of four layers of independently timed material, which are superimposed upon one another. The parts are: Solo for an Eb instrument; Two pianos; Quintet of ocarinas, viola, and accordion; A group of non-skilled musicians playing zithers and drums.