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Piano Concerto No. 2 (piano with string orchestra)

by John Carmichael (2011)

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Performance by Antony Gray, St Paul's Sinfonia (London), Andrew Morley from the CD Piano Concerto No. 2, and Short Cuts

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Work Overview

Neo-Romantic, virtuoso piano solo part, accessible, with a dramatic 1st movement, a lyrical slow movement and an up-beat final movement.

Work Details

Year: 2011

Instrumentation: Solo piano, string orchestra (6.6.4.4.2).

Duration: 17 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — technically challenging,solo part. Orchestra good student level level

Dedication note: Dedicated to Antony Gray

Commission note: Commissioned by Antony Gray.

First performance: by Antony Gray, Chamber Strings of Melbourne, Stefan Cassomenos at Chamber Strings of Melbourne Concert (Christ Church, South Yarra, Melbourne) on 7 Aug 2011

The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
Influenced by French school - Ravel, Poulenc, Chabrier;  contrast of moods and melodic elements - typical of this composer's interest in melodic development within a well-crafted structure. Final movement has Caribbean rhythmic element and character and melody.

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Performances of this work

Unknown date.

Unknown date: featuring Antony Gray, St Paul's Sinfonia (London), Andrew Morley.

17 Jan 20: St. Alfegeā€™s, Greenwich , London UK. Featuring St Paul's Sinfonia (London), Lev Parikian, Antony Gray.

7 Aug 2011: at Chamber Strings of Melbourne Concert (Christ Church, South Yarra, Melbourne). Featuring Antony Gray, Chamber Strings of Melbourne, Stefan Cassomenos.

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