Boreas Blows

(Boreas Blæs)

2-2-2-2 4-2-2-1 Timpani (2 players), Perc (1 player), Strings

(2014) Commissioned by Stormen, Bodø, with support from The Norwegian cultural fund. Dur: 5´
First perfomance by NOSO (Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra) conducted by Christian Lindberg, as a part of the live broadcast show (Norwegian Broadcasting Company) celebrating the opening of the concert house Stormen.

Published by Norsk Musikforlag


Boreas is the greek god of the north-wind.
When Boreas blows he create cold wind, storm and winter.
The piece is short but very active. Rhythms and short whirling motives occurs throughout.
Boreas Blows is my second orchestral piece about the north-wind, Boreas.