Elegy : string orchestra : youth orchestra
by Robert Davidson (2000)
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Library shelf no. 784.7/DAV 3 [Available for loan]
Elegy was commissioned and first performed in 2000 by the Australian Youth Orchestra as part of a suite, A Short Hour Unseen. It is an attractive and popular work that has been used in film and theatre, with soaring overlapping melodies and an obsessive, ruminating triadic figure creating a sense of sweet melancholy.
Instrumentation: String orchestra.
Duration: 4 min.
Difficulty: Medium — Suitable for AMEB grade 6 and above
Dedication note: Dedicated to my mother
Commission note: Commissioned by Australian Youth Orchestra.
From the film "The Burial".
Performances of this work
18 Apr 2010: at Centenary Celebration Day concert (The Great Court, University of Queensland).
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