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Carmen vitae : Song of life : for orchestra

by Katy Abbott (2000)

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Performance by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra from the CD Carmen vitae

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Carmen vitae : song of life ; It is just the heart / Katy Abbott.

Library shelf no. CD 1732 [Available for loan]

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Carmen vitae : Song of life, for orchestra / Katy Abbott.

Library shelf no. Q 784.2/ABB 3 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 2000

Instrumentation: Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat, bass clarinet, bassoon, 2 alto saxophones (optional), tenor saxophone (optional), baritone saxophone (optional), 4 horns in F, 2 trumpets in B flat, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), harp, strings ( section is optional, and the piece works well with or without it.

Duration: 4 min.

Difficulty: Medium — Very good high school orchestra or undergraduate university level orchestra

Dedication note: Dedicated to the past and present community of Presbyterian Ladies' College

Commission note: Commissioned for Presbyterian Ladies College, Melbourne.. Commissioned by Friends of the Music School to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the founding of Presbyterian Ladies' College, Melbourne, Australia

First performance: 6 Dec 00. Premiered by PLC senior orchestra at the College Speech Night in the Melbourne Concert Hall

Performances of this work

15 May 2011: at Adelaide Youth Orchestra: Grandparents' Concert (Concordia College Chapel). Featuring Adelaide Youth Sinfonia, Philip Paine.

6 Dec 00: Premiered by PLC senior orchestra at the College Speech Night in the Melbourne Concert Hall

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