Symphony no. 2 (soprano with full orchestra)
by Ross Edwards (1997)
Also known as: Earth spirit songs
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Instrumentation: Soprano, 3 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 3 clarinets (3rd doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, contra-bassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, harp, piano, timpani, percussion (3 players), strings.
Duration: 21 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.
Contents note: I. Invocation and dance of the Holy Spirit -- II. The lost man (text by Judith Wright) -- III. Dance-song to the Earth Mother (text by Hildegard von Bingen).
Commission note: Commissioned by Andrew Kaldor.. Commissioned by Andrew Kaldor as a special gift for Renata
Sources for text: Plainsong, Judith Wright and Hildegard von Bingen.
Manuscript at Mitchell Library, Sydney.
Program note: Ross Edwards' "Symphony no.2"
by Ross Edwards
Source: the score of this work
- In the form/style of: Symphonies
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