The heavens declare : for symphonic choir and orchestra
by Paul Stanhope (1999)
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Library shelf no. CD 720 [Available for loan]
Instrumentation: Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 3 clarinets in B flat (3rd doubling E flat clarinet and bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (3rd doubling contra-bassoon), 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in C, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), organ, harp, piano/celesta, SATB chorus, strings.
Duration: 18 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Professional/good standard amateur.
Dedication note: Dedicated to Peter Sculthorpe
Commission note: Commissioned by Sydney Philharmonia Choirs.
Text taken from four Old Testament texts
Performances of this work
25 Aug 2013: at Architecture of Sound : Sydney Philharmonia Choirs (Carriageworks). Featuring Sydney Philharmonia Symphony Chorus, Brett Weymark.
24 Aug 2013: at Architecture of Sound : Sydney Philharmonia Choirs (Carriageworks). Featuring Brett Weymark, Sydney Philharmonia Symphony Chorus.
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