Guide to Strange Places


Commissioned by VARA (Matinee op de vrije zaterda);
the BBC and the Sydney Symphony

First performed October 6, 2001
by the Netherlands Radio Orchestra
conducted by John Adams at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam

UK premiere:
January 20, 2002, BBC Symphony Orchestra
conducted by John Adams, Barbican Center, London

Piccolo, 2 flutes (2=picc 2), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets in Bb,
Bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet in Bb ,2 bassoons, contrabassoon,
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (4 players),
harp, piano, celesta, strings (16-14-10-10-8)

Duration: 24 minutes

Publisher: Hendon (Boosey & Hawkes)

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