Gavin Bryars (1943)

The Green Ray (1991)

for soprano saxophone and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1991
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº ED 12463
    • Commission: Bournemouth Sinfonietta
    • Dedication : John Harle et le Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Detailed formation
  • soliste : soprano saxophone
  • flute (also piccolo), oboe, English horn, clarinet (also bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 2 horns, flugerlhorn, trombone, piano, percussionist, 6 violins, 6 second violins, 4 violas, 3 cellos, 2 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 6 July 1991
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Swanage, St. Mary’s Church


    Performers :

    John Harle, saxophone ; Bournemouth Sinfonietta ; Ivor Bolton, direction