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

Concerto for trumpet and orchestra

3(III=picc).2.corA.3(III=bcl).2.dbn- 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. offstage: 2 antiphonal tpt
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World Premiere
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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