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I wrote this for piano, panpipes, cor anglais and a contrabass balalaika. I also put in a whole lot of clanging, jangling things, which Sibelius calls bongos, congas, castanets, timpani, a tam-tam and a drum kit.

Throughout, the primary accent falls on the twentieth demisemiquaver of each measure. Continue reading

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