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Sonata

Sheet Music: Performance Parts

Sonata : for string orchestra / Simon Reade.

by Simon Reade (2008)

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  • Instrumentation: String orchestra.

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Composed between November 2007 and January 2008 and based on a fragment from my second Symphony of 2000/01, this Sonata for string orchestra was composed for the Hobart Chamber Orchestra to be performed at a concert of new Tasmanian compositions in May of 2008. Sonata was inspired in part by a dramatic thunderstorm in December 2007, whilst staying in Devonport in northern Tasmania. The thunder and lightening coming across Bass Strait dominated my senses across the hours of the night, making sleep impossible. I have attempted to overlay this 'storm' music across the framework of a traditional sonata structure - the two music's competing with, as well as complimenting each other.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 set of 5 performance parts (25p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 9 mins, 30 sec.

First performance by Hobart Chamber Orchestra — 17 May 08. Town Hall, Hobart

Based on a fragment from the composer's second Symphony of 2000/01.

Also referred to as Study VII

Typeset edition.

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