- 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.
- 6 min 30 s
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.