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The five brothers (full orchestra with narrator) youth orchestra

by Malcolm John (1998)

five brothers


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The five brothers : a Chinese tale / Malcolm John.

Library shelf no. 785.5819/JOH 1 [Available for loan]

five brothers

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Work Details

Year: 1998

Instrumentation: Strings, percussion (2 players), narrator (girl or boy), small speaking parts within the ensemble.

Duration: 10 min.

Difficulty: Medium — AMEB Grade 1-5. For capable Year 6-9 school ensemble.

Commission note: Commissioned by Geelong Summer Music Camp Inc. for January 1998 concert

First performance: Jan 98. Robertson Hall, Geelong College, VIC

Text from the Chinese folk tale The Five Brothers, adapted by Malcolm John.


Performances of this work

Jan 98: Robertson Hall, Geelong College, VIC

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