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Moments of bliss

Sheet Music: Score

Moments of bliss : for large orchestra / Brett Dean

by Brett Dean (2004)

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  • Instrumentation: 4 flutes (4th doubling piccolo), 3 oboes (3rd doubling cor anglais), 4 clarinets in B flat (2nd doubling clarinet in E flat, 3rd doubling bass clarinet, 4th doubling contrabass clarinet), 3 bassoons (2nd doubling whirly tube, 3rd doubling contra-bassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (4 players), 2 harps, electric guitar, piano (doubling celesta), synthesiser, strings (16.14.12.10.8).
  • Audio Sample

    Performance by Markus Stenz, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra from the CD Inspired by...

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Product details

Published by: Australian Music Centre (under licence from Boosey & Hawkes) — 1 score (86p. -- A3 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional

Duration: 25 mins

Contents note:

1. Hotel room (Awakening) -- 2. Heart of the matter -- 3. Knocking at the hellgate -- 4. Family secrets.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Markus Stenz and Alice Heiliger
Commission info: Written as part of the Resident Artist/Composer Attachment Programme of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

First performance by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Markus Stenz — 2 Dec 04. Hamer Hall, Melbourne

Includes programme note.

This work signifies a first station on the long journey of writing my first full length opera based on 'Bliss', the first novel [by] Peter Carey.

Awarded 'Best Composition by an Australian Composer' at the 2005 APRA-Australian Music Centre Classical Music Awards.

Typeset edition.

This edition produced Mar 07.

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