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Frog and star cycle : concerto for alto saxophone, percussion and orchestra

by Ross Edwards (2015)

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It is listed in our catalogue because an event featuring a performance of this work was included in our calendar of Australian music. Details of this performance are listed below.

Work Details

Year: 2015

Instrumentation: 2 flutes (2nd doubles piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd doubles Cor Anglais and temple block), 2 clarinets in Bb (2nd doubles bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (2nd doubles contrabassoon), 4 horns in F, 2 trumpets in Bb, 2 trombones, bass trombone, solo alto saxophone, solo percussion, strings.

Duration: 23 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: 1. Cosmogony -- 2. Consecration dance -- 3. Sacred waters -- 4. Interplay I -- 5. To the morning star -- 6. Interplay II -- 7. Evening star and interplay III -- 8. Cantilena of the moon -- 9. The cycle renewed -- 10. Benediction -- 11. Transcendental dance.

Dedication note: Frog and Star Cycle was composed for Amy Dickson, Colin Currie and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Chief Conductor and Artistic Director David Robertson, with the generous support of Andrew Kaldor AM and Renata Kaldor AO.

First performance: by Amy Dickson, Colin Currie, Sydney Symphony, Lothar Koenigs at Ross Edwards - Double concerto (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall) on 7 Jul 2016

Performances of this work

11 Jul 2016: at Ross Edwards - Double concerto (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Amy Dickson, Lothar Koenigs, Sydney Symphony, Colin Currie.

9 Jul 2016: at Ross Edwards - Double concerto (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Amy Dickson, Colin Currie, Sydney Symphony, Lothar Koenigs.

8 Jul 2016: at Ross Edwards - Double concerto (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Lothar Koenigs, Amy Dickson, Colin Currie, Sydney Symphony.

7 Jul 2016: at Ross Edwards - Double concerto (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Amy Dickson, Lothar Koenigs, Sydney Symphony, Colin Currie.

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