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Rush : symphonic wind band

by George Dreyfus (1974)

Audio Sample

Performance by Band of the 5th Military District from the CD marvellous world of George Dreyfus. Volume 2.

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The concert band music of George Dreyfus / Symphonic Wind Ensemble.

Library shelf no. CD 838 [Available for loan]

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Score

Rush : for the 12 cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic / George Dreyfus.

Version: This product features the 10+ players: 12 cellos version of this work

Library shelf no. Q 785.7419/DRE 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Overview

It's nice to have written at least one piece, if only 3 minutes long ,that could possibly oultlive me, that I might be remembered with a tune that people can remember, even sing/whistle, rather than as just  a vague concept. The prognosis is good, I am 80, the tune is already 35 years old, of course it's best known to older generations, but for the youngies, it can be downloaded from innumerable sources, my latest pride a ring tone on my mobile. And if my numerous clonings have never taken  off by themselves, together they build an orchestral sound that serves Australia well.

Work Details

Year: 1974

Instrumentation: Symphonic wind ensemble.

Duration: 3 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Analysis

Article: Odd man out brings his many talents to town
by Philip O'Brien — © John Fairfax Holdings
Source: Source: Canberra Times, 15 October 2002, pp.14

Article: Musician's festival honour
© News Limited
Source: Source: Herald-Sun, 9 May 1999, pp.19

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Performances of this work

15 Apr 2018: at Celebrating George Dreyfus (Robert Blackwood Concert Hall). Featuring Monash Academy Orchestra, Benjamin Northey.

9 Oct 2015: at Melbourne Bassoon Quartet (Hawthorn Arts Centre). Featuring Melbourne Bassoon Quartet.

20 Oct 2013: at Melbourne Bassoon Quartet (Labassa Historic House). Featuring Melbourne Bassoon Quartet.

15 Sep 2013: at Melbourne Bassoon Quartet (Montsalvat). Featuring Melbourne Bassoon Quartet.

4 Aug 2013: at Melbourne Bassoon Quartet (Villa Alba Museum). Featuring Melbourne Bassoon Quartet.

4 Mar 2012: at George Dreyfus: Symphony No. 3 (Hawthorn Arts Centre).

1978: featuring Paul Grabowsky, George Dreyfus.

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