ZAP!


Program note

The name ZAP! is derived from the effect you have if you zap between TV channels. By changing the musical content the same way you change channels on a TV you get a fragmented composition.

More info

Zap! received 3rd prize during the Keuris Composers Concours 2016. Out of more than 70 anonymous entries from 40 countries all around the world 3 compositions were selected. The selected works were premiered during the finals concert in Amersfoort on May 21st. The winner was Alice Hong, second prize went to Larry Tuttle and third prize went to Danny de Graan.

Details

Instrumentation

2x flutes (1 piccolo)
2x hobo
2x clarinet (Bb)
2x bassoon
4x horns in f
2x trumpets
2x trombone
1x bass trombone
timpani
2x percussion
8x violin 1
8x violin 2
8x alto
4x celli
2x bass

Duration

9'

Date

2015

Commissioned by

Matching Arts

Sheet music

Available at: Sonic Art Publishing

Award(s)

3rd prize during the Keuris Composers Concours 2016

First performance

Amersfoort Youth Orchestra - Amersfoort - May 21, 2016

Performed by

Amersfoort Youth Orchestra

Conducter

Rolf Buijs