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tuning the head of a pin

for chamber orchestra

Year:  2002 Instrumentation:  2*2*2*2; 2210; percussion 1 (glock., 3 timp., snare, bass drum), percussion 2 (large sus. cymbal, medium untuned gong, tam-tam, rescue whistle, Tibetan prayer bell, small metal bowl of water, bass drum, tub. bells, mark tree, triangle), harp, piano; strings.

Year:  2002
Instrumentation  2*2*2*2; 2210; percussion 1...

Composer:   Lissa Meridan


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Commissioned note

Commissioned by Auckland Chamber Orchestra with the assistance of Creative New Zealand.

Dedication note

For Tonino

Contents note

Single movement

Performance history

17 Nov 2002: Performed by Auckland Chamber Orchestra cond. Peter Scholes, Concert Chamber, Auckland

31 Jan 2020: NZSO Shed Series | Symmetries