James Wood (1953)

Two men meet, each presuming the other to be from a distant planet (1995)

for a percussionist and twenty-four instruments

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1995
    • Duration: 22 mn
    • Commission: BBC (1995 Promenade Concerts)
Detailed formation
  • flute (also piccolo, alto flute), oboe (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet), bass clarinet, bassoon, soprano saxophone (also baritone saxophone), horn, trumpet, 2 trombones, tuba, vibraphone, 2 electronic/MIDI keyboards/synthesizers, harp, 3 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, double bass

Premiere information

  • Location:

    Septembre 1995, Royaume-Uni, Londres, Royal Albert Hall


    Steven Schick, marimba, Critical Band, James Wood, direction.