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800 million heartbeats : for clarinet, bass trombone, percussion and piano

by Stuart Greenbaum (1999)

Also known as: Eight hundred million heartbeats

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800 million heartbeats / NZTrio plays the music of Stuart Greenbaum.

Version: This product features the Piano Trios version of this work

Library shelf no. CD 2481 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1999

Instrumentation: Clarinet in B flat, bass trombone, percussion, piano.

Duration: 9 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Southbank Contemporary Music Ensemble

Written for: Southbank Contemporary Music Ensemble

First performance: by Southbank Contemporary Music Ensemble — 8 Nov 99. Gryphon Gallery, University of Melbourne


Stuart Greenbaum: 800 miilion heartbeats

Many living creatures last for around 800 million heartbeats. So the title is a metaphor for a life, measured in heartbeats, and the journeys that fill its course.


Performances of this work

23 Aug 2015: at NZ Trio: East from Here (Lennox Theatre). Featuring NZTrio.

11 Aug 2012: at Strelitzia Piano Trio: 800 Million Heartbeats (Adamstown Uniting Church). Featuring Strelitzia Piano Trio.

4 Aug 2012: at Strelitzia Piano Trio: 800 Million Heartbeats (The Independent Theatre). Featuring Strelitzia Piano Trio.

5 Jun 2011: at Lyrebird Music Society Concert (Wyselaskie Auditorium). Featuring Glenn Riddle, Marianne Rothschild, Rosanne Hunt.

29 Nov 2009: at Kurrawong Ensemble (Art Gallery of New South Wales). Featuring Kurrawong Ensemble.

21 Apr 08: 45 Downstairs, Melbourne. Featuring Yarra Trio.

8 Nov 99: Gryphon Gallery, University of Melbourne. Featuring Southbank Contemporary Music Ensemble.

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