Reaching the Shore : orchestra : youth orchestra
by Benedict Deane-Johns (2009)
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This piece was commissioned by Ivanhoe Grammar School in 2009. It was written specifically to be performed by their Golden (senior) Orchestra.
Instrumentation: Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat, bass clarinet in B flat, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F, 2 trumpets in B flat, 2 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), piano, strings.
Duration: 5 min.
Difficulty: Medium — Suitable for advanced secondary school orchestra and above
Commission note: Commissioned by Ivanhoe Grammar School, Melbourne
First performance: by Stephen Carpenter — 29 Jul 09. Hamer Hall, Melbourne
The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
Contains a Celtic-style jig, reminiscent of "The Full-Rigged Ship".
Performances of this work
29 Jul 09: Hamer Hall, Melbourne. Featuring Stephen Carpenter.
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