Sinfonietta concertante

Giles SwayneGZ061
2 Flutes (2nd doubling Piccolo), 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets (1st in B flat, 2nd in A), 2 Bassoons; 4 Horns (2 in B flat alto, 2 in E), 2 Trumpets (1st in E flat, 2nd in D); Timpani; Strings | Duration: 12 minutes

Composed in December 2005 during a residency at the Abbaye aux Dames in Saintes, France, and first performed in Bruges, Bruxelles and Paris in November 2006 by the Jeune Orchestre Atlantique conducted by Sigiswald Kuijken. Cast in a single movement, it was designed to show off the skills of this young period–instrument orchestra, and is scored for natural horns and trumpets, with woodwind, strings and timpani as used in the 1820s.

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