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glass soldier

Sheet Music: Score

The glass soldier : an orchestral suite in 5 movements / Nigel Westlake

by Nigel Westlake (2007)

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  • Instrumentation: 2 flutes, (both doubling piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd doubling cor anglais), 2 clarinets (1st doubling E flat clarinet, 2nd doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (2nd doubling contra-bassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (4 players +2 optional extra players for Movt II), piano (doubling celesta), harp, strings.
  • Audio Sample

    Performance by Jean-Louis Forestier, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra from the CD Shimmering light

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Product details

Published by: Rimshot Music — 1 score (54p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional orchestra

Duration: 25 mins

Contents note:

The glass soldier -- The age of destruction -- White birds fly over the Valley of the Somme -- Symphonies of glass -- I was blinded, but now I see.

Commission info: Commissioned by Don Farrands in memory of his grandfather N.H. Ferguson.

First performance by Australian Youth Orchestra, Arvo Volmer at AYO & Westlake's The Glass Soldier (Melbourne Town Hall) on 19 Feb 2013

Typeset edition.

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MP3: The glass soldier / Nigel Westlake ; performed by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Jean-Louis Forestier, Geoffrey Payne

 

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Analysis & Media

- Resonate Article: 2008 Classical Music Awards - Finalists

- Program note: Nigel Westlake's "Glass soldier suite"


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