Vic Hoyland
Composer

ES

Parts 1&2, Pierrot & Harlequin; 1st Performance, 1971, York University New Music Ensemble, conducted by Bernard Rands, Lyons Concert Hall

for chamber ensemble and voices

Text: “The Large Staircase” by Erik Satie.

3 mime, 3S, 3A, 3T, 3B fl, afl, 2 perc, vib, hp, va, vc, db.

5’ 30” duration 1971

1st Performance

Lyons Concert Hall, York 1971 New Music Ensemble, Bernard Rands

Review

(In the presence of John Cage.)
‘Vic Hoyland’s “ES” was absolutely ravishing, original, beautiful, totally convincing; must be heard in London.’
Music and Musicians. Never was!

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