Australis suite : for mandolin orchestra
by Stephen Lalor (2013)
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Library shelf no. 785.7819/LAL 2 [Not for loan]
The three movements of the Australis Suite reflect the composer's desire to write idiomatically for plectrum-string instruments. It is composed for standard Mandolin Orchestra.
Instrumentation: Mandolin orchestra: mandolins I, mandolins II, mandolas, guitars, double bass, optional percussion.
Duration: 13 min.
Contents note: Ab Ovo (4 min., 15 sec.) -- The blue dress (4 min., 30 sec. ) -- Sequenza (3 min., 10 sec.).
Commission note: Commissioned by the Federation of Australasian Mandolin Ensembles
First performance: at FAME Mandolin Orchestra Festival Concert (Glen Eira Town Hall) on 11 Jan 2014
Performances of this work
24 May 2014: at Musikalische Welt-Zeit-Reise (Marienkirche (Sessenbach, Germany)).
11 Jan 2014: at FAME Mandolin Orchestra Festival Concert (Glen Eira Town Hall).
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