One last tango : full orchestra
by Mark Viggiani (2010)
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One Last Tango was composed on the passing of my maternal grandmother. The tango was one of her favourite musical forms, and this work sees the continuation of my own exploration of this style.
Instrumentation: Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 B¨ clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in C, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion 1 (bongo, suspended cymbal, wind chimes, triangle, pair of crash cymbals), percussion 2 (vibraphone, tam tam) celesta, harp, strings.
Duration: 8 min.
Dedication note: Dedicated to the memory of Antonietta Massola
Commission note: Written as part of the 2010 Symphony Australia Composer Development Program
First performance: by Orchestra Victoria, Richard Mills at Symphony Services Australia 'Composer Development Programme' (Iwaki Auditorium) on 7 Jul 2010
The composer notes the following influences/styles/genres etc. associated with this work:
- In the form/style of: Tangos
Performances of this work
7 Jul 2010: at Symphony Services Australia 'Composer Development Programme' (Iwaki Auditorium). Featuring Orchestra Victoria, Richard Mills.
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