Frog and star cycle : concerto for alto saxophone, percussion and orchestra
by Ross Edwards (2015)
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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.
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.
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