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Across the Antarctic Circle : orchestra : for juvenile performer(s)

by Richard Charlton (2017)

Across the Antarctic Circle


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Across the Antarctic Circle : for school orchestra / Richard Charlton.

Library shelf no. 784.44/CHA 4 [Available for loan]

Across the Antarctic Circle


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Work Overview

Inspired by the events at the Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctica on 10-12 July 2017.

This work was written for the Fiona Symphony Orchestra at Ascham School, Sydney (some 45 girls from Years 4 to 6)

Work Details

Year: 2017

Instrumentation: Flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, percussion, timpani, strings (vln 1,2,3 (or viola), cello, bass).

Duration: 4 min.

Difficulty: Medium — Primary schools band/orch - level 3

Commission note: Composed for the Fiona Symphony Orchestra (Ascham Primary school, Sydney)

First performance: by Ascham School — 14 Nov 17. Packer Theatre, Ascham School, Sydney

The composer notes the following about the work:
Contemporary tonal style some pop-influenced rhythms.


Performances of this work

14 Nov 17: Packer Theatre, Ascham School, Sydney. Featuring Ascham School.

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