The circling year (1989)
A seasonal cycle
(Here we bring new water, from the well so clear)
...For Geoff and Judith Lane with gratitude and love. 'The Circling Year' was commissioned by the British Federation of Young Choirs...
Type of material:
Mood of the piece:
Type of Choir:
SATB (4 mixed voices)
(29 instrumental part(s))
Flute (3) ; Oboe (2) ; Clarinet (2) ; Bassoon (2) ; Horn (4) ; Trumpet (3) ; Trombone (3) ; Tuba (1) ; Percussion (3) ; Timpani (1) ; Strings
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5):
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E):
Data about the life of the work:
The cycle can be performed with keyboard only, and the 7 movements can be performed separately. Each movement is for a different combination of voices.