MARCH: WE TAKE THE GOLDEN ROAD
for youth orchestra (intermediate)
The title alludes to a line in James Elroy Flecker's (1884-1915) play 'Hassan', which concludes with the line 'We take the Golden Road to Samarkand' - here it alludes to a crowd of graduating students about to embark on a golden road of their own.
First performed 8 July 2005 by St Paul's Girls' School Symphony Orchestra, St Paul's Girls School, Brook Green, London W6
For orchestra (3+222/2230/3 percussion/timp/harp/strings)