Roihu (Blaze) is a work for six cellos. There are two movements that are played attacca. The first movement (Loimu / Glow) is full of energy but slow, and the second (Leimu / Flame) is fast and at times furious music. The work was commissioned by Sysmän Suvisoitto, and finished in May 2014.
Osmo Tapio Raihala Instrumentation
Chamber Works Premiere
Sysmä Festival Strings, Sysmä Church, Finland, July 4, 2014. Movements
1. Loimu (Glow) 2. Leimu (Flame) Commisioned by / dedications
Commissioned by Sysmän Suvisoitto. PDF for promotional use
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