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MacMillan, James: Epiclesis (1993, rev.1998) 25'


Concerto for trumpet and orchestra

Scoring
3(III=picc).2.corA.3(III=bcl).2.dbn-6.3.3.1-timp.perc(4):marimba/ thundersheet/bowl gong/2tam-t(lg & sm, with bows)/4gamelan gongs/2vib(bowed)/crot/sanctus bells/4cowbells/6tom-t/2bongos/glsp/ cyms/anvil/cencerros(chromatic cowbells)/t.bells/BD/bell tree/4wdbl/ tgl/SD-strings(min.14.12.10.8.8) offstage: 2 antiphonal tpt
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Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.

World Premiere
8/28/1993
Usher Hall, Edinburgh
John Wallace OBE, trumpet / Philharmonia Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin


Press Quotes  
"...MacMillan writes brilliantly for brass. The trumpet is not used as a bravura expressionist, more as a virtuoso communicator. The writing has a jazz-like conversational flow..."
The Scotsman

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