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Animisms : suite for five instruments

by Ross Edwards (2014)

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Performance by Ensemble Offspring from the CD Classic Kids: Sounds Like Australia

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Work Overview

This little suite was composed - and in some cases re-composed - in the spirit of "light but not trite" in response to a commission from the Australia Ensemble. It is dedicated jointly to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, who celebrated his 80th birthday in September 2014, and to the Australia Ensemble.

Work Details

Year: 2014

Instrumentation: Flute/piccolo, clarinet in B flat, percussion, violin, cello.

Duration: 15 min.

Contents note: I. Bubbles -- II. Serenade -- III. Crow dance -- IV. Fox vigil -- V. Madagascan song.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Peter Maxwell Davies, Australia Ensemble

Commission note: Commissioned for Australia Ensemble.

First performance: by Australia Ensemble at The Dance of Nature (Sir John Clancy Auditorium) on 12 Sep 2015


Performances of this work

24 May 2019: at Rubiks Collective - Relaxed Performance (Melbourne Recital Centre). Featuring Rubiks Collective.

12 Sep 2015: at The Dance of Nature (Sir John Clancy Auditorium). Featuring Australia Ensemble.

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