Vic Hoyland


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


(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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