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Icarus drowning : for chamber ensemble

by Andrew Ford (1998)

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Performance by Andrew Ford, Kowmung Music Festival Ensemble, Peter Jenkin, Daryl Pratt, Alice Giles, Eva Gruesser, Rohan Smith, Deborah Lander, Joshua Gordon, Molly Bidlack, Mark Robinson from the CD Icarus

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Icarus / Andrew Ford.

Library shelf no. CD 736 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1998

Instrumentation: Clarinet in B flat (doubling bass clarinet), percussion/celeste (1 player), harp, 2 violins, viola, cello, 2 off-stage percussionists playing bells and tuned gongs.

Duration: 17 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Penny Lomax, Maureen Cooney

Commission note: Commissioned by Kowmung Music Festival.. Commissioned by the 1999 Kowmung Music Festival. Composed during the composer's time at Peggy Glanville-Hicks House, Paddinton, Sydney.

First performance: by Peter Jenkin, Daryl Pratt, Alice Giles, Rohan Smith, Eva Gruesser, Deborah Lander, Joshua Gordon, Andrew Ford — 27 Mar 99. Abercrombie Caves, Blue Mountains, NSW

Performances of this work

23 Apr 2009: at Icarus - Music of Andrew Ford (Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM)).

27 Mar 99: Abercrombie Caves, Blue Mountains, NSW. Featuring Daryl Pratt, Alice Giles, Rohan Smith, Peter Jenkin, Deborah Lander, Joshua Gordon, Andrew Ford, Eva Gruesser.

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