Hamel Monash, op 104b : for wind band
by Andrew Schultz (2018)
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This short work was composed to commemorate the battle in La Hamel in northern France in July 1918 during World War One. The battle was the first occasion when the first AIF fought as an independent Australian army under the command of General John Monash. Although the battle was brief it was a turning point in the war because of the brilliant planning and strategies that Monash introduced. This piece captures the rhythms and systematic force of the event.
Instrumentation: Flute, 2 B flat clarinets, bass clarinet, alto & tenor saxophones, French horn in F, 3 trumpets in B flat, 3 trombones, tuba, 2 percussion, keyboard (or piano).
Duration: 4 min.
Commission note: Commissioned by the Australian War Memorial, Canberra for the Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the battle at La Hamel, France
Harmonia Bellum is a longer version for orchestra
- Has as subject/About: Commemoration of war
Performances of this work
16 May 18.
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