Matthew Whiteside


The name Rama is a reference to Arthur C. Clarke’s book Rendezvous with Rama. I always struggle with naming pieces but this reference floated into my head toward the end of the composition process and it seemed to fit the form of the work. It is not meant as an overt programmatic reference or listening instructions, just a small nod to the work of an author which asks big questions in interesting ways.

Score and more info on Matthew's website here

Instrumentation Genre Ensemble (no conductor)
Tag orchestra
Duration 13 minutes
Instrumentation Flute [1 player]; Clarinet [1 player]; Percussion [1 player]; Piano [1 player]

Performances of this work

Date Venue Performer Link
09/09/2019 (*premiére) Black Box, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK Concert Info
10/09/2019 Hug and Pint, Glasgow, Scotland, UK Concert Info
11/09/2019 Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Concert Info
12/09/2019 Belmont Film House, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK Concert Info

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