The City Suite : full orchestra
by Christopher Gordon (1999, this version: 2020)
A suite of nine movements made in 2020 from the score for the Bruce Beresford Imax film, 'Sydney : A Story of a City'.
Year: 1999, this version: 2020
Instrumentation: Piccolo, 3 flutes, 3 oboes (3rd doubling cor anglais), 3 clarinets (3rd doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 6 horns, 4 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (7 players), piano, 2 harps, strings.
Duration: 19 min.
Contents note: I. Sailing through the heads -- II. Harbour walk -- III. The garden palace --IV. The distant mountains -- V. Architectural walk -- VI. Building the bridge -- VII. River walk -- VIII. Garden walk -- IX. Fireworks on the bridge.
'Sydney A Story of a City' (original film recording for Imax film)
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