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Work

Southbank overture : full orchestra

by Colin Brumby (1985)

Audio Sample

Performance by Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Werner Andreas Albert from the CD Best of Australian Classics

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Best of Australian Classics : music of the Australian composers.

Library shelf no. CD 2107 [Not for loan]

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Score

Southbank overture / by Colin Brumby.

Library shelf no. Q 784.2192/BRU 2 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1985

Instrumentation: 3 flutes (3rd doubling piccolo), 3 oboes (3rd doubling cor anglais), 3 clarinets in B flat (3rd doubling bass clarinet in B flat), 3 bassoons (3rd doubling contrabassoon), 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 4 timpani, percussion (3 players), strings.

Duration: 9 min.

Commission note: Commissioned by Queensland Performing Arts Trust.. Commissioned for the opening of the South Bank Concert Hall.

First performance: by Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Werner Andreas Albert — 20 Apr 85. Opening of the Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane

Originally titled: Lyric overture.

Analysis

Program note: Colin Brumby's "Sound Bank Overture"
program note by the compsoer

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Performances of this work

8 Jun 2009: at Two youth orchestras in concert (The Old Museum, Concert Hall). Featuring Albuquerque Youth Symphony.

1995: featuring Canberra Youth Symphony, Max McBride.

20 Apr 85: Opening of the Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane. Featuring Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Werner Andreas Albert.

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