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Symphony : full orchestra

by Andrew Ford (2008)



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Symphony / Andrew Ford.

Library shelf no. Q 784.2/FOR 7 [Available for loan]


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Work Details

Year: 2008

Instrumentation: 3 flutes (doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat (2nd doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (2nd doubling contrabassoon), 2 horns in F, 2 trumpets in B flat, tuba, piano, percussion (2 players), strings.

Duration: 18 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Dedication note: To Anni, with love

Commission note: Commissioned for Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM).. Written under the terms of a composer fellowship from the Music Board of the Australia Council.

First performance: by Brett Dean — 28 Nov 08. Performed by the orchestra at the Australian National Academy of Music, Melbourne

In memoriam Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Written while composer in residence at the Australian National Academy of Music.


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Performances of this work

18 Sep 2009: at Ford, Haydn, Ligeti (Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM)). Featuring Orchestra of the Academy, Brett Dean.

28 Nov 08: Performed by the orchestra at the Australian National Academy of Music, Melbourne. Featuring Brett Dean.

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