LARGE CHAMBER ENSEMBLE - Swing Song (2009) 


Duration - 5:00-6:00

Solo flute

Piccolo

Flutes 1-9 (flute 5 doubles piccolo)

Alto flutes in G 1-2

Perc 1 plays rain stick and caxixi A

Perc 2 plays egg shakers, suspended cymbal (yarn mallets), and caxixi B

 

Sir James Galway

Sir James Galway

Bermel’s piece is a high-energy romp fueled by Latin and Bulgarian rhythms with interlocking parts that skillfully engaged around 40 flutists ranging from BSO players to a chorus of very young students gathered around Galway.
— The Boston Globe