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August offensive, op. 92b

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August offensive, op. 92b : for large orchestra / Andrew Schultz.

by Andrew Schultz (2012)

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  • Instrumentation: 1 piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 B flat clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 French horns in F, trumpet in E flat, 2 trumpets in C, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players: 1: ride cymbal, snare drum ;  2: whistle, tom toms (2), sizzle cymbals (2, different sizes), bongos, tenor or field drum (with snares) ; 3: tam tam, bass drum, suspended cymbals (2, different sizes) , harp, strings.
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    Performance by Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Jessica Cottis from the CD Gallipoli symphony


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August Offensive is a fast and powerful short work for orchestra. It was commissioned as the penultimate movement in the Gallipoli Symphony project funded by the Australian Government's Veteran Affairs Department. The overall project includes movements composed by selected Australian, Turkish and New Zealand composers in commemoration of the World War One events at Gallipoli in 1915.

August Offensive exists in versions for a small-size orchestra and for large orchestra.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (40p. -- A3 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 7 mins, 20 sec.

Commission info: Commissioned by the Department of Veterans' Affairs, Australian Government, for the Centenary of Gallipoli Commemorations, 2015

First performance by Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra, Jessica Cottis — 4 Aug 15. Hagia Arena, Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

This is the version for larger orchestra of August Offensive, opus 92. This version was rescored in early 2015 for the Gallipoli Symphony performances in Istanbul in August 2015. Apart from using a larger orchestra the work is the same as the smaller orchestral version.

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This edition produced 20 Feb 15.

ISMN: 979-0-720162-00-3

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CD: Gallipoli symphony / Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Jessica Cottis, conductor.

This work also exists as the following versions:
- Full orchestra - reduced forces


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