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From sorrowing earth : full orchestra

by Nigel Butterley (1991)

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Performance by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Isaiah Jackson from the CD From sorrowing earth

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From sorrowing earth / Nigel Butterley.

Library shelf no. CD 251 [Available for loan]

From sorrowing earth


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From sorrowing earth / Nigel Butterley.

Library shelf no. Q 784.2/BUT 2 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1991

Instrumentation: 3 flutes (2nd & 3rd double piccolo), 2 oboes, cor anglais, clarinet in B flat, clarinet in A, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, percussion (2 players), piano/celeste, harp, strings.

Duration: 23 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

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


Article: Dawn of a new world symphony
by Gordon Kerry — © News Limited
Source: Source: The Australian, 24 March 2009, pp.13


Performances of this work

31 Oct 2015: at Arcko Symphonic Ensemble (Iwaki Auditorium). Featuring Arcko Symphonic Ensemble.

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