Re: Formation of Chaos (1995)
s sax, b cl, tpt, tbn, pno, 2 perc, 2 vln, vla, vcl, db
duration: c. 7 minutes
First performance by Charlie Barber + Band for Cardiff Festival of Music at the Bute Theatre, Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff on 4 October 1995 with Jeffery Wilson (soprano saxophone), James Scannell (bass clarinet), Alan MacDonald (trumpet), John Randall (trombone), Ruth Wall (piano), Jonathan Helm (percussion), Tim Wright (percussion), Claire Nelson (violin), Michael Rafferty (violin), Madeleine Zagni (viola), Sharon McKinley (cello)
Re: Formation of Chaos is based on melodic and harmonic material derived from a musical fragment from Representation of Chaos, the instrumental introduction to Haydn’s oratorio The Creation (1798).