Phoenix: 1st performance and live broadcast on Radio 3: BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrew Litton, Barbican Hall (London). Phoenix completes a trilogy of works above all pre-occupied with rhythm as a structural device. The rhythmic invention underpins a complex formal structure where two strands sound simultaneously (vertical) and unfold in alternating segments (horizontal).The enlarged orchestral forces also employ massed Percussion, digital Piano and Contrabass Clarinet

Daniel Hoyland

Research output: Non-textual formPerformance

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jan 2009

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