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The heart of night : for shakuhachi and orchestra

by Ross Edwards (2004)

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Performance by Riley Lee, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Arvo Volmer from the CD Heart of night

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The heart of night : for shakuhachi and orchestra / Ross Edwards.

Library shelf no. Q 784.2835/EDW 1 [Available for loan]

Work Details

Year: 2004

Instrumentation: 2 flutes (2nd doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, clarinet in B flat, bass clarinet in B flat, bassoon, contrabassoon, 2 horns in F, trumpet in B flat, percussion (2 players), harp, solo shakuhachi, strings ( Many players double handbell.

Duration: 20 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Riley Lee

First performance: by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Riley Lee, Hiroyuki Iwaki — 7 Apr 05. Hamer Hall, Melbourne

Work revised 2005


Ross Edwards
by Natalie Shea
Source: Published by Symphony Services


Performances of this work

7 Apr 05: Hamer Hall, Melbourne. Featuring Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Riley Lee, Hiroyuki Iwaki.

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