Anna Clyne

(b. 1980)
Anna Clyne uses acoustic and electro-acoustic music within her compositions that combine resonant soundscapes with propelling textures. She has collaborated with cutting-edge choreographers, film-makers, visual artists and musicians. Clyne has been commissioned by orchestras and ensembles throughout the US and around the world. Some recent honors include commissions from Carnegie Hall, Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Houston Ballet. Anna Clyne is currently the Chicago Symphony’s Mead Composer-in-Residence through the 2013–14 season with the orchestra performing several of her works, including the premiere of Night Ferry in 2012 under the baton of Riccardo Muti. An avid advocate for music education, Clyne teaches composition workshops for local young composers and incarcerated youths as part of this residency and has served as the Director of the New York Youth Symphony’s award-winning program for young composers “Making Score” from 2008 to 2010. Clyne was also recently a guest composer at the 2011 Mizzou New Music Summer Festival. Clyne's compostion "Masquerade" was commissioned and performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra for The Last Night of the Proms in 2013.

Anna Clyne Composition Timpani and Percussion Requirements

Night Ferry

Timpani + 3 percussion
1) Glockenspiel, marimba, orchestral bass drum, suspended cymbal, small Tibetan singing bowl, large tam tam, vibraphone, bass bow, 2) orchestra bass drum, snare drum, suspended cymbal, 3) orchestral bass drum, small Tibetan singing bowl, snare drum, suspended cymbal, crotales, bass bow , small Tibetan singing bowl


Timpani + 3 percussion
1) 2 octaves crotales, snare drum, 2) orchestral bass drum, tam tam, 3) vibraphone, large suspended cymbal

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