Meditations of Thomas Traherne : orchestra
by Nigel Butterley (1968)
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Library shelf no. CD 251 [Available for loan]
Instrumentation: Picclo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, clarinet, clarinet in E flat, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contra-bassoon, descant recorders, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (2 players), piano, harp, strings.
Duration: 24 min.
Dedication note: "In memory of my father"
Commission note: Commissioned by University of Melbourne.. Commissioned under the terms of the Alfred H. Maggs Composition Award
The work's five sections are based on five sections from the English metaphysical poet's prose masterpiece 'Centuries of Meditations'.
- Inspired by: Literature & Poetry
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