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Falling man, dancing man : concerto for organ and orchestra

by Andrew Schultz (2005)

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Falling man, dancing man


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Falling man, dancing man / Andrew Schultz

Library shelf no. CD 1572 [Available for loan]

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Falling man, dancing man : concerto for organ and orchestra / Andrew Schultz.

Library shelf no. Q 784.265186/SCH 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 2005

Instrumentation: Pipe organ (concertante), piccolo, 2 flutes (2nd doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets in B flat, bass clarinet in B flat, 2 bassoons, contra-bassoon, 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in C, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, timpani, percussion (3 players), harp, strings.

Duration: 20 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: 1. Infinity jinx -- 2. Deep crossing -- 3. The laughing man.

Commission note: Commissioned by Symphony Australia for performance by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.. Composed with the assistance of a residency at the Leighton Studios, Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada.

First performance: by Oleg Caetani, Calvin Bowman — Nov 05. Melbourne Town Hall

Initially inspired by two photos with contrasting depictions of human reactions to war.


Program note: Andrew Schultz's "Falling man, dancing man"
by Andrew Schultz
Source: the score of this work

Article: Town Hall proms end year on eclectic note
Clive O'Connell — © John Fairfax Holdings Limited
Source: The Age, 21 November 2005


Performances of this work

Nov 05: Melbourne Town Hall. Featuring Oleg Caetani, Calvin Bowman.

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