• Simon Holt
  • an icicle of moon (2014)

  • Chester Music Ltd (World)

Commissioned by Bamberger Symphoniker. First performance on 31st October 2014 at the Joseph-Keilberth-Saal, Bamberg, by the Bamberger Symphoniker conducted by Karl-Heinz Steffens.

  • 1+pic.1+ca.2.2/2.1+flg.1+btbn.0/timp/str
  • 6 min 30 s

Programme Note

The title An icicle of moon is a phrase from the great poem of Garcia Lorca, Romance Somnámbulo: ‘Un carámbano de luna la sostiene sobre el agua’ (An icicle of moon suspends her above the water). Scored for a small, essentially classical orchestra, the piece lasts about 6½ minutes.




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