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Ice breaker : string orchestra : youth orchestra

by Richard Charlton (2016)

Ice breaker


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Ice breaker / Richard Charlton.

Library shelf no. 784.7/CHA 4 [Available for loan]

Ice breaker


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Work Overview

An easy work for Middle school String ensemble with a focus on the cello section.

Using "pop" style rhythms but with more adventurous harmonies.

Inspired by a news item about a stricken ice breaker in Antarctica finally being freed.

Work Details

Year: 2016

Instrumentation: String orchestra.

Duration: 4 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Commission note: Commissioned by Rebecca Somers for performance by Ascham Strings.

First performance: by Ascham Strings — 22 Jun 16. Music Camp (Choral & Instrumental Concert), Packer Theatre, Ascham School

Performances of this work

22 Jun 16: Music Camp (Choral & Instrumental Concert), Packer Theatre, Ascham School. Featuring Ascham Strings.

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