Symphony No. 3, op. 91 : Century
by Andrew Schultz (2012)
Also known as: Century
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Composer Andrew Schultz was engaged by the Centenary of Canberra to compose the Centenary Symphony Commission premiered at the Centenary's Birthday Celebrations event at 8pm on Monday 11 March 2013; performed by the Canberra Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Conductor Nicholas Milton. The performance of the work was the culmination of a full day of activity around Lake Burley-Griffin, followed by a fireworks finale saluting the Griffins' design of Canberra.
The 35 minute work is dramatic and bouyant and is in three movements.
Instrumentation: 2 flutes (2nd 2 doubles piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd doubles cor anglais), 2 B flat clarinets (2nd doubles bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (2nd doubles contrabassoon), 4 French horns in F, 3 trumpets in C (1st doubles trumpet in D), 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (2 players), harp, strings.
Duration: 35 min.
Contents note: Movement 1: Struggle -- Movement 2: Dream -- Movement 3: Create.
Dedication note: Dedicated to Robyn Archer
Written for: Canberra Symphony Orchestra
Commission note: Commissioned by ACT Government.. Centenary of Canberra commission, ACT Government, 2013.
Review: CSO rises to ‘Centenary’ premiere music Symphony No. 3 – “Century” World premiere, Canberra’s Centenary celebrations, 11 March 2013.
by Clinton White © CityNews
Article: Composer Andrew Schultz gives Canberra a capital work
by Matthew Westwood — © The Australian
Source: The Australian, 9 March 2013
Review: Schultz scores a century
by Chris Wallace (17/03/2013) — © Chris Wallace
This review first appeared in the Canberra Times, 16 March 2013
Resonate article: Andrew Schultz's Symphony No. 3 – Century by Nicole Saintilan
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