Battleship Potemkin

Length: 72' (complete); 20' (concert suite)

Download sample score: potemkin_opening.pdf

Performances:
Jack Lyons Hall, University of York, 4th Nov 2005
Ha'Teiva Concert Hall, Tel-Aviv, 17th May 2008
Turner Sims Concert Hall, University of Southampton, 27th Oct 2005

Moods:
rhythmic, polyphonic, conflict

Genre: Large Ensemble (7 or more players)

Programme Note:

Instrumentation: fl (pic), cl in B flat/A, hn, tpt in B flat/C, perc, pno, vc, db
Commissioned by the Brighton Festival. Conceived as a live performance accompaniment to screenings of Sergei Eisenstein's film Battleship Potemkin (1925). First performance: 14 May 2005, The New Music Players, cond. Patrick Bailey. Released as a soundtrack specially recorded in surround 5.1 by The New Music Players on Tartan DVD.

Soundcloud clip is a brief compilation of extracts from the original soundtrack score by Ed Hughes. Ensemble: New Music Players conducted by Patrick Bailey.

Instrumentation: fl (pic), cl in B flat/A, hn, tpt in B flat/C, perc, pno, vc, db

Commissioned by the Brighton Festival. Conceived as a live performance accompaniment to screenings of Sergei Eisenstein's film Battleship Potemkin (1925). First performance: 14 May 2005, The New Music Players, cond. Patrick Bailey. Released as a soundtrack specially recorded in surround 5.1 by The New Music Players on Tartan DVD.

Eisenstein Box Set featuring Ed Hughes scores