The Spindle of Necessity


Composed: 1997-98
Duration: 20 mins
Instrumentation: Solo Trombone – Perc. (2 players) -Strings (8·8·6·6·4 + 3 offstage Vlns)
Commissioned by: the St. Davids Cathedral Festival (In association with the Arts Council of Wales, the British Trombone Society and the International Trombone Association)
1st performance: St. Davids Cathedral, 29 May 1998, Mark Eager (Trombone), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Martyn Brabbins
Published by: Bardic Edition


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Christian Lindberg (trombone),

Norrköping Symphony Orchestra,

conducted by Martyn Brabbins (BIS-CD-1578)
By kind permission of Bis Records

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