Flute 1 Trombone 1
Flute 2 / Piccolo Trombone 2
Oboe 1 Bass Trombone
Oboe 2  Tuba
Clarinet in Bb 1  
Clarinet in Bb 2  Timpani
Bassoon 1 Percussion I/II/III
Bassoon 2 Bass Drum, Snare Drum
  Mark-Tree, Sus. Cymbal, Piatti, Triangle
F Horn 1 Glockenspiel, Tubular Bells, Xylophone
F Horn 2  
F Horn 3  Harp
F Horn 4  
Bb Trumpet 1 Violin I
Bb Trumpet 2 Violin II
Bb Trumpet 3 Viola

Duration: ~5:30

The Ignition – Kindling of a flame.


In this context I imagined the flame to be the passion for orchestral music. Bold, energetic, rhythmically engaging and heroic - anything a fanfare would need. My initial motivation for this piece came up right after I visited a concert from the Düsseldorf Symphonic Orchestra. The concert was from a series that goes by the same name as this piece and aims at a younger audience.


I envisioned this piece to be a worthy opener of this unique occasion. content is not displayed due to your current cookie settings. Click on the cookie policy (functional and marketing) to agree to the cookie policy and view the content. You can find out more about this in the privacy policy.