Babe concert suite : A concert suite derived from the film score
by Nigel Westlake (2015)
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Performance by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Nigel Westlake from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 60
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Babe concert suite : for orchestra / Nigel Westlake ; Incorporating references to Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78, by Camille Saint-Saëns.
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This concert suite is a 10 minute arrangement derived from the 2014 score revision of the 1995 movie "Babe" (commissioned by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra as a live concert presentation for symphony orchestra & symchronised film).
It is a stand alone work & is not designed to accompany the film.
Instrumentation: 2 flutes (2nd doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, (2nd doubling cor anglais), 2 clarinets (2nd doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (2nd doubling contra-bassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, percussion (4 players), timpani, celeste, piano, harp, strings.
Duration: 10 min.
Commission note: Commissioned by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
The suite includes musical references (& variations) taken from Camille Saint-Saens' Symphony No. 3 In C Minor, Op. 78.
- In the form/style of: Suites
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