Commissioned by Stanford University, Carnegie Hall and the San Francisco Ballet. First concert performance: November 30, 2007, Stanford University, Alarm Will Sound conducted by Alan Pierson. Choreographed version (titled Joyride) by Mark Morris, first performed by San Francisco Ballet, April 23, 2008.
(a sampled celesta can be substituted if necessary)
Duration: 23 minutes
Dedicated to Ara Guzelimian.
ICE Ensemble, John Adams, conductor