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Score Details

Title: Writing to Vermeer
Composer: Louis Andriessen
Duration: 102'
Composition Date: 1997-98
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Instrumentation: opera
Description: Opera in six scenes for 3 women, 2 children, women's chorus and orchestra. Electronic music inserts by Michel van der Aa.

2S,M,2children's voices; chorus (SA)
0.0-perc(2):cel/glsp/gongs/vib/bell-tree/BD/guiro/2lg tgl/t.bells/
breaking glass/tamb/2pairs of bongos/2lg cyms/heavy object,thrown in
water/xyl/2wdbl/2sm tom-t/cast/tam-t/lg sizzle cym/timp/lg gong/lg
tom-t/old clock/SD/sm bongo/hard metal/hard high metal rattle/loud
log dr/lg wdbl-2pft-2harps-2elec.gtr-cimbalom-hpd(on stage)-strings


4 full-range speakers + 4 Subwoofers
Laptop with ProTools 11.3 or Ableton Live9 for electronic score playback
Laptop with Native Instruments Kontakt 5, 25-key Midi keyboard, Midi- and 2-ch audio interface for sampler trigger events
Audio files and full technical instructions are available with the hire material or please contact composers.uk@boosey.com

Abbreviations (PDF)
Territory: This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world
Rental: Writing to Vermeer
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