BUBO BUBO

2002

Instrumental ensemble (20 musicians)
2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in sib, bassoon (also contrabassoon), 2 horns, trumpet in ut, trombone, 2 percussionnists, 2 pianos, 2 violins, viola, cello and double bass

DURATION • 4 minutes

EDITOR •  Boosey & Hawkes

COMMISSION • London Sinfonietta, for Olivier Knussen's 50th birthday

WORLD PREMIERE • June 12, 2002, Queen Elizabeth Hall of London (Greate-Britain), with the London Sinfonietta, directed by George Benjamin