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last days of Socrates

Sheet Music: Score

The last days of Socrates : for bass-baritone, SATB chorus and orchestra / music: Brett Dean ; text: Graeme William Ellis.

by Brett Dean and Graeme Ellis (2012)

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  • Instrumentation: 3 flutes (1st & 3rd doubling piccolo, 2nd doubling alto flute), 3 oboes (3rd doubling cor anglais),  4 clarinets (3rd also bass clarinet, 4th also doublebass clarinet), 3 bassoons (3rd also contra-bassoon), 6 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (5 players), harp, piano/celesta, (two different pianos are required: a concert grand piano and an upright piano which features a super sordino or practice pedal), electric guitar, accordion, classical accordion (RH button keyboard with free bass), 6 solo violins (to be taken from Violins I and II), strings.

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Product details

Published by: Australian Music Centre (under licence from Boosey & Hawkes) — 1 score (139p. -- A3 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note:

Part I. Prelude (Goddess Athena) -- Part II. Apology (The Trial) -- Part III. Phaedo (“The Hemlock Cup”).

Commission info: Commissioned by the Rundfunkchor-Berlin with its chief conductor Simon Halsey in partnership with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (Sir Andrew Davis, Chief Conductor) and Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

First performance by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, John Tomlinson, Simon Rattle, Rundfunkchor Berlin — 25 Apr 13. Berliner Philharmonie

Typeset edition.

This edition produced Jun 13.

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