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Phoenix and the turtle (harpsichord with string orchestra)

by Colin Brumby (1974)

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Performance by Australian Chamber Orchestra, Stuart Challender from the CD phoenix and the turtle

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Score

Phoenix and the turtle / by Colin Brumby

Library shelf no. 784.7164/BRU 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1974

Instrumentation: String orchestra, harpsichord.

Duration: 11 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Commission note: Commissioned by Musica Viva Australia.. Commissioned by Musica Viva (Australia) for the 1974 tour of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields under Neville Mariner

First performance: 1974. Canberra Theatre.

Inspiration for the work came from the Shakespearean poem of the same name.

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Program note: Colin Brumby's "Phoenix and the turtle"
by Colin Brumby
Source: the score of this work

Program note: Colin Brumby's "Phoenix and the turtle"
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Performances of this work

14 Jul 11.

14 Jul 2011: at ACO Baroque Virtuosi tour (Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC)). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra, Helena Rathbone.

13 Jul 11.

12 Jul 2011: at ACO Baroque Virtuosi tour (City Recital Hall Angel Place). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra, Helena Rathbone.

12 Jul 11.

11 Jul 11.

11 Jul 2011: at ACO Baroque Virtuosi tour (QPAC Concert Hall). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra, Helena Rathbone.

10 Jul 2011: at ACO Baroque Virtuosi tour (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra, Helena Rathbone.

10 Jul 11.

9 Jul 2011: at ACO Baroque Virtuosi tour (City Recital Hall Angel Place). Featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra, Helena Rathbone.

9 Jul 11.

9 Jul 11.

5 Jul 2011: at ACO Baroque Virtuosi tour (Adelaide Town Hall). Featuring Helena Rathbone, Australian Chamber Orchestra.

5 Jul 11: Adelaide Town Hall, SA

4 Jul 11.

3 Jul 11.

3 Jul 2011: at ACO Baroque Virtuosi tour (Melbourne Town Hall). Featuring Helena Rathbone, Australian Chamber Orchestra.

1974: Canberra Theatre.

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