Ian McMillan’s text was written specially for the piece.
First Performance: CoMA Summer School 2005
Instrumentation is free but must include at least three instruments able to play the three melody lines in the same register; beyond that any doubling is possible. One keyboard instrument should be used and its sounds should have a natural decay. The percussion part should be played by a woodblock or near equivalent.
Open score 2005 Commissioned by Stephen Montague for the Open Score project