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Moby Dick : SATB choir with orchestra

by Christopher Gordon (1997)

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Performance by Sydney Chamber Choir, Nicholas Routley from the CD Moby Dick

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Moby Dick


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Moby Dick / music composed by Christopher Gordon

Library shelf no. CD 897 [Available for loan]

Symphonic suite from Moby Dick


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Symphonic suite from Moby Dick / Christopher Gordon.

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

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Work Details

Year: 1997

Instrumentation: 3 flutes (1st doubling piccolo/alto flute/bass flute, 3rd doubling piccolo), 3 oboes (1st and 3rd doubling cor anglais), 3 clarinets (1st and 3rd doubling bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (3rd doubling contra-bassoon), 6 horns (2nd and 4th doubling bass Wagner tuba, 5th and 6th doubling tenor Wagner tuba), 3 trumpets in C (1st doubling piccolo trumpet in B flat), 4 trombones (1st doubling bass trombone in C), bass trombone, timpani, percussion (3 players), harp, strings, SATB choir.

Duration: 74 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.

First performance: by Sydney Chamber Choir, Nicholas Routley — Nov 07. Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney

Winner of APRA Music Award for 'Best TV Theme' (1999) ; and Australian Guild of Screen Composers' Australian Screen Music Award for 'Best Music for a Mini-series or Telemovie', and 'Best Music for an Original Title Theme, Composed for a TV Series, Serial or Mini-series' (1998).

This score has been created from the original manuscripts to be read while listening to the soundtrack album. It is not for performance.


Performances of this work

6 Aug 2017: at National Capital Orchestra (The Q - Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre). Featuring National Capital Orchestra, Leonard Weiss.

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