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Dulce et Decorum Est : an impression after Wilfred Owen

by David Keeffe (2009)

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Work Overview

This work was influenced by Wilfred Owen's poem of the same name, and is an impression of the images and moods that he stimulates.

Work Details

Year: 2009

Instrumentation: 2(picc)222(contra) - 2200 - timp, 1perc - strings

Duration: 8 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Written for: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

First performance: by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey — 21 Apr 09. Iwaki Auditorium, Melbourne

The composer notes:
The compositional style is similar to that found in "The Undone Years", for tenor saxophone and strings, also influenced by Owen's poetry.

Performances of this work

21 Apr 09: Iwaki Auditorium, Melbourne. Featuring Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey.

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