Instrumentation

3 flutes (1st doubles piccolo)
2 oboes & 1 E. Horn
2 Bb clarinets (both double Bs Clarinet)
2 bassoons & 1 contrabassoon
4 horns in F
3 C trumpets
2 tenor trombones
bass trombone
tuba
percussion (3 players)
timpani
harp
piano / celestra
strings

Mothership

Duration: 9"

commissioned by the YouTube Symphony • Michael Tilson Thomas, music director premiered March 21, 2011 by the YouTube Symphony Orchestra