Catalogue

A Fatal Optimist

Dennehy, Donnacha

About the work

A Fatal Optimist was commissioned by and written especially for CoMA. I am optimistic despite the risks. The piece has an open instrumentation, and players can play in any register, while doing their best to highlight the obvious contours.

First Performance: bmic Cutting Edge concert, Oct 2008, CoMA London Ensemble

Origin

CoMA commission Open Score 2008

Recording

The sample audio is from a recording by London Sinfonietta conducted by Gregory Rose on the album Open Score released by NMC. The album (NMC DL228) is available to purchase here.

Anthology

The score for this work is included in the anthology Open Score: Contemporary Music for All (ISMN: 979-0-9002363-0-2) published by CoMA in 2016. More details

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score & parts

£65.00

Sample score

Open

Duration

6m 00s

Composed

2008

Instrumentation

Flexible Ensemble with Keyboard

Scoring

4 parts, perc, pf
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