Janus : for youth orchestra
by Mark Grandison (2013)
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Performance by Brighton Secondary Symphony Orchestra from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 72.
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Library shelf no. CD 2792 [Available for loan]
This work is dedicated to Kambala School Principal, Margaret
White, in recognition of, and as a personal offering of thanks
for, her unwavering support of the Music Department over 14
years. It was premiered at her Farewell Concert in City Recital
Hall, Angel Place, on October 18, 2013.
Janus was the ancient Roman God of beginnings and transitions. Like the two faces of Janus, this work simultaneously looks to the past, with a dual sense of reflection and celebration, and to the future, with all the exciting promise it brings.
Instrumentation: Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in Bb, 1 bass clarinet in Bb, 1 bassoon, 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in C, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, 4 timpani, percussion (3 players), strings.
Duration: 12 min.
Dedication note: Dedicated to Margaret White - outgoing Principal of Kambala
First performance: 18 Oct 13. City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney
Performances of this work
Jul 15: Verbruggen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium. Featuring Brighton Secondary Symphony Orchestra.
Jun 15: Adelaide Town Hall. Featuring Brighton Secondary Symphony Orchestra.
18 Oct 13: City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney
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