Vic Hoyland


Lontano Ensemble at the ICA, London

for chamber ensemble

2 fl (picc+alt), cl ( +A + bcl) – vib(+gl) – hp , pf – 2 vl, va, vc, db

Commissioned by the New Macnaghten Concerts for Endymion

17’ 00” duration 1983

1st Performance

30 January 1984, Wigmore Hall, London Endymion Ensemble, Howard Williams


Hoyland’s music seems to gain in stature with every new piece. The culminate effect of Fox is impressive: abrasive textures, chordal riffs, timeless, serenely, sustained interludes of quietude
Andrew Clements

Engrossingly self sufficient, sharp, spare images, tautly pungent rhythms, sometimes quite stark, sometimes disruptive, with contrasts of pattern and emphasis
Robert Henderson

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