From me flows what you call Time was commissioned by Carnegie Hall in celebration of its 100th anniversary. As Toru Takemitsu explains, `this work is not an ordinary concerto`, it isn`t written to show off the virtuosity of the soloists. Nor is it music with `the superficial intensity and liveliness of the usual percussion concerto. The ruling emotion of the work is one of prayer`.
`5` is the key number determining important aspects of the work: 5 soloists, 5 tones composing the principal mot