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Scoring

3(III=picc,afl).2.corA.2.bcl.2.dbn-4.3.3.1-perc(6):clash.cym/
tamb/sm susp.cym/jingling johnny*/guiro/sm wdbl/lg & sm tpl.bl/
v.lg BD/glsp/lg susp.cym/sm basque dr/sm tamb/knife/tamb/marimba/
sm BD/crot/bell ('tinny church bell')/flexatone/bodhran/
bunch of small keys/2 maracas/SD/sm rainsticks**/TD/sm chin.susp.cym/
light plastic carton/sm ratchet/tam-t/lg wdbl/lg tam-t (scraped withp
lastic soapdish)/timp-harp (or clarsach if available)-cel-strings
(violin solo part to be played on folk violin if available)
*a bell-tree
** cactus with spine removed, filled with dried peas

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Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.

World Premiere
4/3/1995
Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts
BBC Philharmonic / Peter Maxwell Davies

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