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Orchestra! : variations on a Cornish song 'The Sweet Nightingale'

by Jim Coyle (2010)



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Orchestra! : variations on a Cornish song 'The Sweet Nightingale' / Jim Coyle.

Library shelf no. 784.2/COY 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

Orchestra! is a work with narrator introducing young listeners to the instruments of the orchestra. It is a set of variations on the Cornish tune The Sweet Nightingale.

Work Details

Year: 2010

Instrumentation: Narrator, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in Bb, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F, 2 trumpets in C, trombone, percussion (1 player), strings.

Duration: 7 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — suitable for a community or youth orchestra of a fairly high standard

Dedication note: " In memory of Mike Coyle"

First performance: by Sydney Sinfonia Orchestra, Benjamin Northey — 1 Sep 12. Eugene Goosens Hall, ABC Centre, Sydney

Performances of this work

1 Sep 12: Eugene Goosens Hall, ABC Centre, Sydney. Featuring Sydney Sinfonia Orchestra, Benjamin Northey.

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