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Essay II : for orchestra

by Robert Hughes (1982)

first sixty years

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The first sixty years / Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Library shelf no. CD 134 [Available for loan]

Essay II


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Essay II : for orchestra / Robert Hughes.

Library shelf no. Q 784.2/HUG 1 [Available for loan]

Work Details

Year: 1982

Instrumentation: 2 flutes, piccolo (3rd flute), 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 2 percussion, harp, strings.

Duration: 10 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Commission note: Commissioned by Australian Broadcasting Commission.. Commissioned for the 50th anniversary by the Australian Broadcasting Commission.

First performance: by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Dommett — ABC 50th anniversary concert, Melbourne Concert Hall, Victorian Arts Centre

Performances of this work

Unknown date: ABC 50th anniversary concert, Melbourne Concert Hall, Victorian Arts Centre. Featuring Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Dommett.

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