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Two places : symphonic wind band : for juvenile performer(s)

by Simon Reade (2004)

Audio Sample

Performance by Hobart City Band, Simon Reade from the CD Tasmania



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Tasmania / music by Simon Reade ; performed by the Hobart City Concert Band.

Library shelf no. CD 2178 [Available for loan]

Two places


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Two places / by Simon Reade.

Library shelf no. 784.8/REA 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

This work was composed to mark the Bicentennial of the settlement at Risdon Cove and Hobart Town in 2004. The work seeks to represent two contrasting Tasmanian locations, both of which hold significance to the composer, and Tasmanians in general. The Truganni Memorial on Bruny Island, to the south of Tasmania, is situated on a small hill on the neck of the island - a place where shearwaters and penguins gather in great numbers each evening. Peoples Park in Strahan on the west coast of Tasmania is a simple park which hosted family picnics, brass band performances and happy relaxed weekends at the turn of the 20th century.

Work Details

Year: 2004

Instrumentation: Wind band.

Duration: 4 min.

Difficulty: Easy — Band Level 2.

Contents note: At the Trugannini Memorial, Bruny Island -- At People's Park, Strahan.

Dedication note: For the Bicentennial of the settlement of Risdon Cove and Hobart Town, 2004

First performance: by Clarence High School Junior Concert Band — 29 Nov 04. Conservatorium of Music, Hobart


Performances of this work

29 Nov 04: Conservatorium of Music, Hobart. Featuring Clarence High School Junior Concert Band.

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