Noir 

for Orchestra (2005)

FANG MAN, music, Michael Wyshock, video art

Orchestre National de Lorraine (France); Jacques Mercier, conductor

" Black is a force."

—Henri Matisse (1869 - 1954)

Duration:

ca. 7 minutes

Instrumentation:

2(II=picc).2(II=corA).2.1.cbn-3.2.1.btbn.0-timp.perc(2)-harp-strings

Premiere:

July 19, 2005

Grande Salle, Metz, France

Orchestre National de Lorraine

Jacques Mercier, conductor

Commissioner:

Partly funded by the American Music Center through the Composer Assistance Program