Concerto for Organ
Conductor's score and parts on hire
Forces or Category: Solo organ & full orchestra
Orchestration: org solo, 2 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bn, 4 hn, 3 tpt, 3 tbn, tba, timp, 2 perc (tbell, sus cym, vib, BD, SD, TD, tam), hp, str
This work is seen as marking a turning point in the composer's music. The writing includes distinctive harmonic clusters breaking into great upward sweeps, buzzing (often menacing) mobiles under carefully controlled melodic lines, inventive timbres, and above all, a heightened sense of drama.