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Fire music : music for orchestra

by Brett Dean (2011)

Fire music

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Fire music : music for orchestra / Brett Dean.

Library shelf no. Q 784.2/DEA 10 [Available for loan]

Work Details

Year: 2011

Instrumentation: 4 flutes (3rd and 4th doubling piccolo), 3 oboes (3rd doubling cor anglais), 3 clarinets (3rd doubling bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (3rd doubling contrabassoon), 4 horns in F, 4 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (4 players), harp, piano, MIDI Keyboard, electric guitar, strings (minimum 15-13-11-9-6).

Duration: 30 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Dedication note: Dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Black Saturday Bushfires, Victoria, Australia, 7th February, 2009

Commission note: Commissioned by Australian Ballet, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra.

First performance: by Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Sakari Oramo at Stockholm Composer Festival (Stockholm Concert Hall (Konserthuset)) on 10 Nov 2011

Winner of Work of the Year: Orchestral in the 2013 APRA/Australian Music Centre Art Music Awards

Awards & Prizes

Year Award Placing Awarded for/to
2013 Art Music Awards: Work of the Year: Orchestral Winner Brett Dean

Analysis

Resonate article: Brett Dean's Fire Music: from destruction to rebirth by David Allenby

Resonate article: 2013 Art Music Awards - winners announced by Australian Music Centre

Resonate article: 2012 Helpmann Awards by Australian Music Centre

Subjects

Performances of this work

31 Aug 2014: at Barry Conyngham: ANZAC (Iwaki Auditorium). Featuring University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Brett Dean.

4 May 2012: at ASO: Dean's Fire Music (Adelaide Town Hall). Featuring Brett Dean, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

24 Apr 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre). Featuring Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.

23 Apr 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre). Featuring Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.

21 Apr 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre). Featuring Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.

19 Apr 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre). Featuring Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.

18 Apr 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre). Featuring Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.

17 Apr 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre). Featuring Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.

16 Apr 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre). Featuring Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.

14 Apr 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre). Featuring Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.

9 Apr 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre). Featuring Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.

7 Apr 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre). Featuring Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.

5 Apr 12: featuring Orchestra Victoria.

5 Apr 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (Sydney Opera House, Opera Theatre). Featuring Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.

6 Mar 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (State Theatre - The Arts Centre). Featuring Orchestra Victoria.

5 Mar 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (State Theatre - The Arts Centre). Featuring Orchestra Victoria.

3 Mar 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (State Theatre - The Arts Centre). Featuring Orchestra Victoria.

2 Mar 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (State Theatre - The Arts Centre). Featuring Orchestra Victoria.

1 Mar 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (State Theatre - The Arts Centre). Featuring Orchestra Victoria.

29 Feb 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (State Theatre - The Arts Centre). Featuring Orchestra Victoria.

28 Feb 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (State Theatre - The Arts Centre). Featuring Orchestra Victoria.

27 Feb 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (State Theatre - The Arts Centre). Featuring Orchestra Victoria.

25 Feb 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (State Theatre - The Arts Centre). Featuring Orchestra Victoria.

24 Feb 2012: at Australian Ballet (Brett Dean's Fire Music) (State Theatre - The Arts Centre). Featuring Orchestra Victoria.

10 Nov 2011: at Stockholm Composer Festival (Stockholm Concert Hall (Konserthuset)). Featuring Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Sakari Oramo.

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