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Golden years : Concerto for violin and orchestra

by James Ledger (2013)

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Performance by Margaret Blades, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Otto Tausk from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 48.

Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 48.

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Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 48.

Library shelf no. CD 2578 [Available for loan]

Golden years

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Score

Golden years : concerto for violin and orchestra / James Ledger.

Library shelf no. Q 784.272186/LED 1 [Available for loan]

Work Details

Year: 2013

Instrumentation: 2 flutes, (2nd doubling piccolo & alto flute), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in Bb (both doubling bass clarinet in Bb), 2 bassoons (2nd doubling contrabassoon), 3 horns in F, 2 trumpets in C, trombone, tuba, percussion (3 players), piano (doubling celesta & accordion), violin soloist, strings (10.8.6.5.3).

Duration: 27 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Commission note: Commissioned by Geoff Stearn for performance by West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

First performance: by Margaret Blades, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Otto Tausk at WASO: Ledger Violin Concerto (Perth Concert Hall) on 18 Oct 2013

Awards & Prizes

Year Award Placing Awarded for/to
2014 Art Music Awards: Work of the Year: Orchestral Winner James Ledger

Analysis

Resonate article: 2014 Art Music Awards - winners by Australian Music Centre

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Performances of this work

19 Oct 2013: at WASO: Ledger Violin Concerto (Perth Concert Hall). Featuring Margaret Blades, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Otto Tausk.

18 Oct 2013: at WASO: Ledger Violin Concerto (Perth Concert Hall). Featuring Margaret Blades, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Otto Tausk.

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