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Australian concert overture

Sheet Music: Score

An Australian concert overture / Christopher Sainsbury.

by Christopher Sainsbury (1985)


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Bursting with positivity, it is essentially an unapologetically melodic piece, full of rich counterpoints, and underscored by rhythmic drive from start to finish apart from one reflective middle slow section. 30 years later it's one of my favourite pieces.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (22p. -- A3 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced — suitable for good community orch, good tertiary orch, or pro' group.

Duration: 4 mins

First performance by ABC Sinfonia — Nov 86. Sydney Town Hall

The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
Style of orchestration is similar to British light music or American film music.

Winner James Hardie's Australian Young Composer 1986

This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.

This edition produced 2014.

ISMN: 979-0-720150-29-1

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