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Against the dying of the light

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Against the dying of the light : for solo flute and chamber orchestra / Nicholas Vines.

by Nicholas Vines (2001)

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  • Instrumentation: Solo flute, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F, trumpet in B flat, tenor trombone, piano, strings.
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Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (70p. -- B4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced — Tertiary student

Duration: 20 mins

Dedication note: In Memoriam Professor Sir Peter Platt

Commissioned by Megan Hobbs.

First performance by Megan Hobbs, Sydney University Symphony Orchestra, Colin Piper — 31 Oct 01. Great Hall, University of Sydney

Against the dying of the light is influenced by Dylan Thomas's Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night and uses source material from Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto.

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ISMN: M-67300-569-3

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