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Shadow music : for small orchestra

by Brett Dean (2002)

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Performance by Sebastian Lang-Lessing, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra from the CD Testament

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Work Details

Year: 2002

Instrumentation: 2 flutes (1st doubling alto flute, 2nd doubling alto flute and piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd doubling cor anglais), 2 clarinets in B flat (both doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F, 2 trumpets in B flat, bass trombone, timpani, percussion (1 player), harp, strings (min: 10-8-6-4-2).

Duration: 18 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional

Contents note: I. Prelude -- II. Forgotten garden -- III. Voices and shadows.

Dedication note: "For Alice and Markus"

Written for: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Markus Stenz

Commission note: Commissioned by Symphony Australia.

First performance: by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Markus Stenz — 13 Jun 02. Metropolis Festival, Melbourne (CUB Malthouse)

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13 Jun 02: Metropolis Festival, Melbourne (CUB Malthouse). Featuring Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Markus Stenz.

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