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Three Penguin summers : for baritone and orchestra

by Don Kay (2016)

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Three Penguin summers : for baritone and orchestra / music: Don Kay ; words: John Honey.

Library shelf no. 783.8854/KAY 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Overview

"Penguin is a pretty seaside town on Tasmania's northwest coast. We stayed there with my aunt, and my uncle, the Penguin stationmaster, every summer from 1947 when I was three, to 1957, in which time I transformed from a toddler to teenager." - John Honey

Work Details

Year: 2016

Instrumentation: Solo baritone, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in Bb, 2 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 2 trumpets in Bb, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (1 player), harp, strings.

Duration: 25 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: December 1947 -- January 1953 -- January 1957.


Performances of this work

24 Sep 2017: at Tasmanian Youth Orchestra (TYO): New Worlds - Don Kay (Farrell Centre, Friends' School). Featuring Tasmanian Youth Orchestra, Simon Reade, Samuel Dundas.

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