Instant Music (2018) 15′

for symphonic band (2Fl – 1Ob – 6Cl – 1Bsn – 3Sax – 3Hn – 3Tpt – 3Tbn – Euph – 2Tb – 3Perc)

Score: Instant Music

Commissioned by SFMK Vestlandet with support from Det Norske Komponistfond.

First performance September 21, 2018 by SFMK Vestlandet conducted by Ingar Bergby in Universitetets Aula, Bergen.


Instant Music consists of six short movements where several of them use the same melodic and harmonic material. The title alludes to the compressed style of the piece (as in for example instant coffee); every movement could in theory be much longer.