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Beginning of the day : for orchestra

by Anne Boyd (1980, this version: 1994)

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Performance by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Ron Spigelman from the CD Dream children

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The beginning of the day : for orchestra / Anne Boyd

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

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Work Details

Year: 1980, this version: 1994

Instrumentation: Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contra-bassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, harp, percussion (2 players), strings.

Duration: 5 min.

Difficulty: Medium

The work stems from Gulpilil's account of the Aboriginal dreamtime legend 'The First Sunrise' -- Composer's note.


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