BACKDROPS, VOLUME 1

For orchestra

 

A set of short orchestral pieces, textures, beds and stems commissioned by BBC Radio 3 for their new late-night programme 'Night Tracks'. My music is used by the show's producers as backgorund material that lies beneath the presenter's voice.

Backdrops, Volume 1 was recorded by the BBC Concert Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios, conducted by Lev Parikian. Excerpts from the collection can be hear Monday to Wednesday on BBC Radio 3, between 11 pm and 12.30 am.

Duration: c.75'

Instrumentation: 2(2/picc).2(2/bcl).2.2(2/cbsn) - 4.3.3.1 - timp(/perc.3) - perc(3): vib(+bow)/t.bells

/crot(+bow)/BD(+paper)/wdbl/mar(+2 bows)/glock/sus.cym(+bow) - hp - pno(/cel) - strings

First Performance: 19.09.19, Abbey Road Studios, London: BBC Concert Orchestra/Lev Parikian

Excerpt Showreel, featuring numbers: 4, 3, 39, 5, 13, 38, 4

00:00 / 03:46

For audio snippets taken from the show, click here (dropbox)

Contact/Hire of Performance Materials:

liam@liamtaylorwest.com