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Above the Clouds
Christmas Cocktail 

Duration: 14 minutes
Opus: 20 No.1
Date: 1986



Written in 1986 for the Cardiff Festival of Music as pre-concert entertainment in the foyer of St David's Hall, Cardiff.

Traditional Christmas music is combined, re-harmonised and given a twist as in the mixing of a cocktail. Sometimes, the bartender may have sampled a little too much of the product!

Instrumentation | | cello | bass

Commissioned by

Cardiff Festival of Music 1985

First performance

University College Cardiff Wind Ensemble, conducted by Michael Bell
Level 3, St David's Hall, Cardiff, December 1986

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