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Trumpet Concerto, ‘Invocation’

Date of composition: 2021
Instrumentation: 3(2/picc,3/picc).3.3(bcl).3(3=cbn)/4.3(1/Dtpt).3(btbn).1/timp.3perc/hp/pno/str + solo trumpet (Bb/C/D/Flugelhorn)
Percussion: Bass Drum, Cabasa, Cardboard Document Files (2x), Congas (2x), Glockenspiel (with 2x bows), Gong-gongs, Maracas (2x), Metal Wind Chimes, Pair of Cymbals, Sand Blocks, Snare Drum, Suspended Cymbal, Tambourine, Tam-tam, Triangle, Whistle, Wooden Wind Chimes, Xylophone
Extra Percussion: A total of 20 Cardboard Document Files are required for the section starting in Mov. 1 bar 185. 2 each are given to: Percussion 1, Flutes 1-3, Oboes 1-3, Trumpets 1-3
Duration: 24’00
Commissioning body: London Schools Symphony Orchestra
Premiere performance: 20/09/21, Barbican Centre, London
Premiere performers:  Peter Ash, London Schools Symphony Orchestra, Pacho Flores (soloist)
Publisher: Eleanor Alberga