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Ascension and descend : cello concerto

by Mary Finsterer (2001)

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Performance by Sydney Symphony, David Pereira, James MacMillan from the CD Ascension and descend

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Work Details

Year: 2001

Instrumentation: Solo cello, 3 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat, bassoon, contra-bassoon, 4 horns in F, 4 trumpets in B flat, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (4 players), celeste, harp, strings.

Duration: 12 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Commission note: Commissioned by Symphony Australia for performance by Sydney Symphony with funds provided by Australia Council.

First performance: by Sydney Symphony, David Pereira, James MacMillan — 1 Nov 01. Sydney Town Hall


Article: Contemporary takes on modern meaning
Canberra Times — © The Canberra Times
Source: Canberra Times, 22 September 2001

Article: Conductor Scores Bewitching Brew
Reviewed by Roger Covell — © Copyright of John Fairfax Group Pty Ltd
Source: Sydney Morning Herald, 5 November 2001


Performances of this work

1 Nov 01: Sydney Town Hall. Featuring Sydney Symphony, David Pereira, James MacMillan.

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