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Three portraits of Scheherazade : reflections on texts by Kate Middleton

by Natalie Williams (2005)

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Performance by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins from the CD Three portraits of Scheherazade

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Chamber music (1997-2009)

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Chamber music (1997-2009) / Natalie Williams.

Library shelf no. CD 2362 [Available for loan]

Three portraits of Scheherazade

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Three portraits of Scheherazade : miniatures for chamber orchestra / Natalie Williams.

Library shelf no. Q 784.3/WIL 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Overview

This piece is a three-movement work for Sinfonietta. Each movement is a reflection of the life of Scheherazade, based on the poetry of Sydney writer, Kate Middleton. This piece does not contain sung or spoken text. The work is suitable as a concert piece for advanced ensemble.

Work Details

Year: 2005

Instrumentation: Flute, oboe, 2 clarinets in B flat, bassoon, 2 horns in F, 2 trumpets in B flat, tenor trombone, harp, piano, percussion (3 players), strings (2.2.2.2.1).

Duration: 14 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: Scheherazade singing -- Scheherazade's nights -- Scheherazade dancing.

Commission note: Commissioned for Melbourne Symphony Orchestra with funds provided by Cybec Foundation.. Commissioned for Melbourne Symphony Orchestra with funds provided by Cybec Foundation. Commissioned for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Metropolis Series, 2005

First performance: by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins — 23 May 05. CUB Malthouse, Melbourne

Includes text of Kate Middleton's poems and programme note.

Performances of this work

23 May 05: CUB Malthouse, Melbourne. Featuring Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins.

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