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Reaching the Shore : orchestra : youth orchestra

by Benedict Deane-Johns (2009)

Reaching the Shore


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Reaching the Shore / Benedict Deane-Johns.

Library shelf no. 784.2/DEA 2 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

This piece was commissioned by Ivanhoe Grammar School in 2009. It was written specifically to be performed by their Golden (senior) Orchestra.

Work Details

Year: 2009

Instrumentation: Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat, bass clarinet in B flat, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F, 2 trumpets in B flat, 2 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), piano, strings.

Duration: 5 min.

Difficulty: Medium — Suitable for advanced secondary school orchestra and above

Commission note: Commissioned by Ivanhoe Grammar School, Melbourne

First performance: by Stephen Carpenter — 29 Jul 09. Hamer Hall, Melbourne

The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc associated with this work:
Contains a Celtic-style jig, reminiscent of "The Full-Rigged Ship".

Performances of this work

29 Jul 09: Hamer Hall, Melbourne. Featuring Stephen Carpenter.

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