Duration: c.28 minutes
Instrumentation: solo soprano and ensemble
[1(picc),1,1(bass),1(cbsn); 1,1,1,0; perc; hp; 1,1,1,1,1]
Commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society. First performed by the London Sinfonietta, Martyn Brabbins (conductor), Claire Booth (soprano), Queen Elizabeth Hall, 27 April 2002. Broadcast on BBC Radio 3, ‘Hear and Now’.