Uranus - Ph. Spätling
Item num.: ES00116
by Philipp Spätling
Instrumentation: 3 tenor recorders, great bass recorder
The mysterious planet at the outer boundary of our solar system was discovered by Sir William Herschel. Its orbital period around the sun is 84 vears. This is exactly the number of bars this piece consists of... Get outer space on stage: This piece is inspired by photographs of the Hubble Space Telescope. "Uranus“ is conceived to be combined to a suite with the following pieces: Distances in space, Cygnus X-1, Contacting a Bypassing Spaceship, Strange Worlds seen from the Spaceship, Jewel Box, Andromeda M 31, Helix Nebula, Haydn's view through Herschel's telescope
A preview and sound samples can be found under "files"