petrichor (2012 rev. 2014) for large ensemble and voices



Dedication: orkest de ereprijs / Young Composers Meeting

Instrumentation: 2 flutes, clarinet, soprano sax, baritone sax, horn, trumpet, 2 trombones, tuba, piano, percussion, electric guitar, electric bass, soprano and mezzo soprano

Duration: 4 minutes

Program Notes: Petrichor is the smell that accompanies first rain. In the piece Petrichorthe rhythms and rhythmic modulations are inspired by the rhythms of rain, and these rhythms are the driving force of the piece.

I breathe in deep
from the invisible mist
The scent of
Earth-soaked water

text by the composer, Emily Koh (2013)

Premiere: March 1 2014 | orkest de ereprijs | Apeldoorn, The Netherlands

Performance: September 14 2014 | orkest de ereprijs | Utrecht, The Netherlands