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  • Concert Band, SATB Chorus & Smartphone App
  • Orchestra, SATB Chorus & Smartphone App

Concert Band, SATB Chorus & Smartphone App

Duration

23 minutes

Year of Composition

2016

Licensing

Boosey & Hawkes

Note from Composer

Deep Field, inspired by the Hubble Deep Field images, premiered with the Minnesota Orchestra & Minnesota Chorale on 8 May 2015 in Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, conducted by Eric. The second performance & European premiere took place at the BBC Proms on 9 August at the Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Singers & BBC Chorus, once again conducted by Eric.

Co-commissioned by Minnesota Orchestra and BBC Radio 3.

More information about Deep Field

For hire of concert band materials, please contact Sarah Meals.

Instrumentation

Flutes 1, 2 & 3 (3rd doubling Piccolo)
Oboes 1, 2 & 3 (3rd doubling English Horn)
Clarinets in B 1-9
Bass Clarinets in B 1 & 2
Contrabass Clarinet in B
Bassoons 1, 2 & 3 (3rd doubling Contrabassoon)
Alto Saxophones 1 & 2
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Horns in F 1-6
Trumpets in B 1-4
Trombones 1, 2 & 3 (3rd Bass)
Euphoniums 1 & 2
Tubas 1 & 2
Percussion 1-6
Crotales (2 sets)
2 Vibraphones
2 Marimbas
Suspended cymbal (Medium)
Tam-tam
2 Snare drums
2 Bass drums
Timpani
Double Bass
Harp
Piano
Organ
Chorus (SATB)
Smartphone App

Orchestra, SATB Chorus & Smartphone App

Duration

23 minutes

Year of Composition

2015

Licensing

Boosey & Hawkes

Note from Composer

Deep Field, inspired by the Hubble Deep Field images, premiered with the Minnesota Orchestra & Minnesota Chorale on 8 May 2015 in Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, conducted by Eric. The second performance & European premiere took place at the BBC Proms on 9 August at the Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Singers & BBC Chorus, once again conducted by Eric.

Co-commissioned by Minnesota Orchestra and BBC Radio 3.

More information about Deep Field

Instrumentation

Flutes 1, 2 & 3 (3rd doubling Piccolo)
Oboes 1, 2 & 3
Clarinets in B 1, 2 & 3
Bassoons 1 & 2
Contrabassoon
Horns in F 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6
Trumpets in C 1, 2, 3 & 4
Tenor Trombones 1 & 2
Bass Trombone
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion 1, 2 & 3
Vibraphone (+ bow)
Crotales (+ bow)
Bass Drum
2 Side Drums with Snares
Suspended Cymbal (Large)
Tam-tam (Large)
Harp
Piano
Chorus (SATB)
App
15 x Violin I
13 x Violin II
12 x Viola
9 x Violincello
7 x Contrabass