Category: Symphonic / Orchestral , Choir / Vocal , Organ / Sacred Music
Duration: 6 minutes
Publisher of notes/sheet music: Schott Music , 2011
Instrumentation: Choir: soprano-alt-tenor ad libitum
(if there is no choir, the wind section plays the specified cue notes)
2 clarinets (B)
4 horns (F)
2 trumpets (B) *
3 trombones (T-T-B)
3 percussionists: 1: tubular bells / tam-tam / counter cymbal
2: cymbal (high/medium/low) / glockenspiel / tom-tom
3: large drum, triangle, xylophone, metal bar
Keyboard (All sounds can be played on one keyboard. However, a grand piano is more suitable): piano / sequencer figure „analogue sound“ / foreign dronesound / Sequencer figure „chord sound“
Large string orchestra
instruments marked with * can be omitted, if desired.
Text/Lyrics by: Vocalise and Latin "Kyrie eleison"
Introduction: VATIKAN - DIE VERBORGENE WELT
VATICAN - THE HIDDEN WORLD
Fantasy for orchestra (choir S-A-T ad libitum)
Based on the film by ARD/BBC/National Geographic of the same title (2010)
Directed by: Richard Ladkani
First aired in September of 2010 BBC England, 6th of January 2011 ARD Germany
World premiere: 22.10.2011, Hochschule für Musik Munich on the occasion of the 'NACHT DER FILMMUSIK'
Performers at world premiere: Munich 'Rundfunkorchester' and 'Madrigalchor' Munich, recorded by BR-Klassik