ORCHESTRA - The Ends (2002) 


Duration - 5:00

 

3 flutes (piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 3 bassoons; 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba; timpani, 3 percussion, harp, piano; strings

Commissioned by the National Symphony Orchestra

[The Ends] was cute, funny and brilliantly orchestrated — the longest, most elaborate bowing out in music after Beethoven’s Fifth.
— WASHINGTON POST
A musician playing a Theremin.