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Symphony no. 3 : Mater magna

by Ross Edwards (2000)

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Performance by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Markus Stenz from the CD Works for orchestra

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Symphony no. 3 : mater magna / Ross Edwards.

Library shelf no. Q 784.2184/EDW 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 2000

Instrumentation: 4 flutes (3rd doubling piccolo, 4th doubling alto flute), 3 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets in B flat (1st doubling clarinet in A), clarinet in E flat, clarinet in B flat doubling bass clarinet, 3 bassoons, contra-bassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (4 players), 11 handbells, harp, strings.

Duration: 25 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.

Contents note: I. Feroce -- II. Lontano e Misterioso -- III. Con Moto.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Peter Sculthorpe

Commission note: Commissioned for Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.. Especially commissioned by the 2001 Melbourne International Festival for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to perform at its Centenary of Federation Celebration Concert.

First performance: by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Richard Divall — 25 May 01. Melbourne Town Hall


Program note: Ross Edwards' "Symphony No.3"
by Ross Edwards
Source: the score of this work

Ross Edwards
by Natalie Shea
Source: Published by Symphony Services

Book: Beyond sacred and maninya : developments in the music of Ross Edwards between 1991-2001 / P.G. Cooney.


Performances of this work

25 May 01: Melbourne Town Hall. Featuring Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Richard Divall.

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