(2 Fl, 2 Ob, 2 Cl, 2 Bsn, 4 Co, 3 Tpt, 3 Tbn, Tba, Timp, Perc, Hp, Stgs)

playing time : 6'

A short study in gradually building up a piece from very few resources. An analogy with cathedral building would not be inappropriate... Only the cathedral comes crashing down at the end. The possibility of a new beginning is suggested.

This is the BBC Phil, with James MacMillan.