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Duration: Approx. 21 minutes
To Myrte

Scoring

2 Flutes
2 Oboes
2 Clarinets in Bb
2 Bassoons

Alto Saxophone solo in Eb

2 Horns in F
2 Trumpets
2 Trombones

Percussion 1:
ratchet
snare drum
xylophone
vibraphone*
glockenspiel*
suspended Cymbals (3)*

Percussion 2:
hi-hat
drum kit (bass drum played with hand-beater, not foot pedal)
glockenspiel*
suspended Cymbals (3)*
Tam-tams (2)
vibraphone*

* shared instruments

Piano

2 celli
double bass (one double bass for each additional 2 celli)

Score in C

First performance was in the Beurs van Berlage on April 11, 1989, performed by Leo van Oostrom, alto saxophone, and the Netherlands Wind Ensemble conducted by Huub Kerstens.

Recorded by Raaf Hekkema, alto saxophone, and the North-Holland Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by David Porcelijn, Composers’ Voice CV 67.