THE INFANT MINSTREL AND HIS PECULIAR MENAGERIE. Symphony No. 3 for violin, mixed choir and orchestra

Libretto by Erroneous Anonymous (with some help from Lera Auerbach)

CONTENT:

  1. Overture
  2. Child-Bard
  3. Interlude (Promanade I)
  4. Lament for a Common Corporant
  5. Who Is Dickery Dare?
  6. Interlude (Promenade II)
  7. Who Plays My Drum?
  8. Guacamole Treatment
  9. Moon-Rider
  10. Child-Wanderer

Commissioned by the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Proms and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

YEAR: 2016

DURATION: 43′

INSTRUMENTATION: 3(picc, alto flute).2(cor anglais).2(bass clar).2(db bn) – 2.2.2(bass trbn).1 – timp. 3 perc (wood bl, snare dr, bass dr, bells, glsp, vibr, marimba. singing saw). harp. piano. cel. strings

PUBLISHER: Internationale Musikverlage Hans Sikorski GmbH & Co. KG

PREMIERE: 7. April 2016 / Bergen / NO/ Grieghallen / Vadim Gluzman (Violine) / Philharmonisches Orchester Bergen / Ph. Chor Bergen, E.-Grieg-Chor / Edward Gardner (Leitung)