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Captain Quiros : for brass, percussion and strings, with amplified cello

by Peter Sculthorpe (2006)

Captain Quiros

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Captain Quiros : for brass, percussion and strings, with amplified cello / Peter Sculthorpe

Library shelf no. Q 784.274/SCU 1 [Available for loan]

Work Details

Year: 2006

Instrumentation: 4 horns in F, 4 trumpets in C, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (2 players), solo cello (in 2nd, 4th and 5th movts), strings.

Duration: 21 min.

Contents note: I. Prelude -- II. East of India -- III. Royal Spain -- IV. The New Jerusalem -- V. The dream.

First performance: by Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, Imre Pallo — 27 Oct 06. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Orchestral suite based on the television opera of 1982.

Written upon the instigation of Antonio Cosano, Ambassador of Spain, and Kim Walker, Director of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. It marks the 400th anniversary of the end of Spanish exploration in the Pacific Ocean.

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Performances of this work

27 Oct 06: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Featuring Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, Imre Pallo.

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