Year: 1988

Heading: for orchestra

First Recording:
10 April 1994
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra/ David Zinman

Instrumentation: 3(II,III=picc).2.corA.2.bcl.3 stick/SD/tamb/BD/marimba/wdbl/SD sticks/claves/bongos/tom-t/cyms/ susp.cym/t.bellspft(=cel)harpstrings

Duration: 6'

Recording: Charcoal can be found on release called, three

Program Note:
Charcoal is the last movement of the stage work called Black and White, originally commissioned by Peter Martins for New York City Ballet's American Music Festival in 1988. Charcoal was excerpted as a stand-alone orchestra piece for Argo's Dance Mix album, and now appears on Ecstatic Records on album "three."