A Song of hope : choir
by Christopher Gordon (2000)
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A song of hope : for orchestra, choirs (adult and treble), solo soprano and solo tenor voices [vocal score] / composed by Christopher Gordon ; words by Oodgeroo of the tribe Noonuccal.
Library shelf no. 782.5542/GOR 1 [Not for loan]
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Instrumentation: 3 flutes (3rd doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets in B flat, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contra-bassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets in C, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (4 players), piano, 2 harps, soprano, tenor, children's choir, mixed choir, strings.
Duration: 8 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Advanced student/professional.
Commission note: Commissioned by the New South Wales Centenary of Federation Committee for the official celebration of the Centenary of Federation of Australia, 1 January, 2001
- On the occasion of: Centenary of Federation (Australia)
Performances of this work
1 Jan 01: Centenary of Federation Ceremony, Centennial Park, Sydney, and broadcast on ABC TV. Featuring Deborah Cheetham, David Hamilton, Gondwana Voices, Sydney Children's Choir, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Australian Youth Orchestra, Lyn Williams.
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