The full score is dated Lugano 1988 and the piano reduction is "Begun Dec. 31 1987. Finished Jan. 2 1988". The piece is dedicated to Burgess's son, Andrew.
A note to the piano reduction reads "The Cor Anglais part is written a major fifth higher than it sounds."
See also AB/ARCH/A/MUS/78: File containing fragments of unidentified orchestral score.