Duration: Approx. 35 minutes
Dedicated to my dear friend Leo Samama.
Composed and commissioned at the request of the Residentie Orchestra
Zachor is the Hebrew word meaning “remember”, in the active sense of the word.
3 Flutes (3rd doubling Piccolo)
English Horn in F
3 Clarinets in Bb (3rd doubling Bass Clarinet in Bb)
4 French Horns in F
Pair of Cymbals
Score in C
First performance was on November 30, 2002 in the Dr Anton Philips Hall in the Hague, performed by the Residentie Orchestra conducted by Jaq van Steen.