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Close to the edge : 8 pieces for orchestra

by Roger Smalley (1995)

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2000 Australian composition resource kit


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2000 Australian composition resource kit / Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Library shelf no. CD 604 [Available for loan]

Close to the edge


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Close to the edge : 8 pieces for orchestra / Roger Smalley.

Library shelf no. Q 784.2/SMA 3 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1995

Instrumentation: 3 flutes (3rd doubling piccolo), 3 oboes (3rd doubling cor anglais), 3 clarinets (3rd doubling bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (3rd doubling contra bassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones (2 tenor, 1 bass), tuba, percussion (3 players), harp, celeste, timpani, strings (

Duration: 18 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: 1. Horizon I -- 2. Wave -- 3. Shoreline -- 4. Boat -- 5. Brisk wind -- 6. Lighthouse -- 7. Flotsam -- 8. Horizon II.

Commission note: Commissioned by Australian Broadcasting Commission with funds provided by Australia Council. Performing Arts Board.

First performance: by Hiroyuki Iwaki, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra — 24 Aug 95.

Performances of this work

14 Aug 2013: at Latitude 1: Perspectives (Astor Theatre). Featuring West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Paul Daniel.

24 Aug 95: featuring Hiroyuki Iwaki, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

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