Two places : symphonic wind band : for juvenile performer(s)
by Simon Reade (2004)
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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.
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
- Has as subject/About: Tasmania
Performances of this work
29 Nov 04: Conservatorium of Music, Hobart. Featuring Clarence High School Junior Concert Band.
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