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Nexus : for symphony orchestra & jazz quintet

by Don Banks (1971)

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Performance by Sydney Symphony, Don Burrows, Judy Bailey, Stuart Challender, Rod Lemke, Ed Gaston, John Hoffman, Owen Chambers from the CD Nexus, Nocturnes

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Nexus, Nocturnes / Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Library shelf no. CD 96 [On loan, due 7/4/17]

Nexus

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Nexus : for symphony orchestra & jazz quintet / Don Banks

Library shelf no. Q 784.2/BAN 3 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1971

Instrumentation: 2 flutes (doubling piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd doubling cor ang), 2 clarinets (2nd doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, piano, timpani, percussion (2 players), strings, Jazz quintet: trumpet, alto saxophone, piano, bass, drums.

Duration: 68 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Contents note: In 3 movements.

Dedication note: Dedicated to the Staatsthoeter Kessel and to Herr General Musik Direktor Gerd Albrecht

Commission note: Commissioned by the Staatsthoeter Kessel and to Herr General Musik Direktor Gerd Albrecht

First performance: by John Dankworth Quintet — 8 Apr 71. Kessel

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Article: Loving Tribute to an Impeccable Craftsman
by Roger Covell — © John Fairfax Holdings
Source: Source: Sydney Morning Herald, 7 September 1993 pg.21

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Performances of this work

1 May 2010: at Melbourne Symphony Orchestra: Nexus (The Malthouse). Featuring Bramwell Tovey, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

1987: Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House. Featuring Don Burrows, Judy Bailey, Stuart Challender, Ed Gaston, John Hoffman, Owen Chambers, Rod Lemke, Sydney Symphony.

8 Apr 71: Kessel. Featuring John Dankworth Quintet.

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