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Thousand Year Dreaming

for chamber ensemble and slides

Year:  1990   ·  Duration:  45m
Instrumentation:  oboe, cor anglais, clarinet, contrabass clarinet, 4 didjeridoos, 2 tenor trombones, 2 conch shells, percussion

Year:  1990
Duration:  45m
Instrumentation  oboe, cor anglais, clarinet...

Composer:   Annea Lockwood

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This work is scored for 10 piece ensemble of winds, brass, percussion and slides from the Lascaux Caves.

"It opened with an arresting effect I'd never heard before: Art Baron and Scott Robinson blowing through conch shells, played a series of converging glissandi in opposition directions, creating wild beat patterns...Even had you closed your eyes, it was like the piece suddenly emerged from its lair and took over the atmosphere". Gann, Village Voice, New York

Performance history

Performed by Art Baron, Libby Van Cleve, Jon Gibson, Annea Lockwood, JD Parran, Michael Pugliese, Scott Robinson, John Snyder, Charles Wood and Peter Zummo in 1993.

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