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Symphony no. 5 : promised land : for orchestra and children's choir

by Ross Edwards (2005)

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Performance by Sydney Symphony, Colin Piper from the CD Australian composition

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Australian composition : 2006 Education Program / Sydney Symphony.

Library shelf no. CD 1598 [Available for loan]

Symphony number 5


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Symphony number 5 : The promised land / Ross Edwards

Library shelf no. Q 782.754/EDW 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 2005

Instrumentation: 3 flutes (2nd doubling piccolo, 3rd doubling alto flute), 2 oboes, cor anglais, 3 clarinets in B flat (3rd doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, contra-bassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets in B flat, 2 trombones, bass trombone, bass tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), harp, piano, strings (, children's choir. Recordings on CD for playback during performance.

Duration: 38 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.

Contents note: 1. Compassion -- 2. Healing -- 3. The dance of life -- 4. Crossing -- 5. The promised land.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Renata Kaldor, Andrew Kaldor

Commission note: Commissioned by Symphony Australia for performance by Sydney Symphony, Sydney Children's Choir.. With assistance from the Australia Council

5th movement (The promised land) includes text by David Malouf.


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