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Beethoven variations : for orchestra with optional didjeridu

by Peter Sculthorpe (2003)

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Requiem / Peter Sculthorpe.

Library shelf no. CD 1401 [Available for loan]

Beethoven variations


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Beethoven variations : for orchestra with optional didjeridu / Peter Sculthorpe

Library shelf no. 784.2/SCU 13 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 2003

Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets in C, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (1 player), strings, optional didjeridu.

Duration: 12 min.

Contents note: I. Theme -- II. Colonial dance -- III. Chorale -- IV. Colonial song.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Andrew Ford

Commission note: Commissioned by Symphony Australia, Australia Council.. Commissioned as part of a project celebrating the seventy fifth birthday of the West Australian Symphony

First performance: by West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Verbitsky — 21 Nov 03. Concert Hall, Perth

Duration: c. 11 min. Duration with didjeridu: c. 13 min., 30 sec.


Performances of this work

18 Jan 2015: at Symphony in the Domain (The Domain). Featuring William Barton, Johannes Fritzsch, Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

29 Nov 14: Hounslow, UK. Featuring Hounslow Symphony Orchestra, Scott Wilson.

4 Mar 06: Princess Theatre, Launceston. Featuring William Barton, Sebastian Lang-Lessing.

21 Nov 03: Concert Hall, Perth. Featuring Vladimir Verbitsky, West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

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