Kinetica : for wind orchestra
by Mark Grandison (1997)
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From the CD Works for youth orchestra
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The title Kinetica derives from the Greek term meaning movement or motion. A pulsing, forward drive is ever present in this work. Kinetica aims to introduce young or non-professional players in a practical way to some of the more accessible styles and procedures of 20th Century music, such as minimalism, the use of modes, and dissonant harmonies, with some influences from Latin and film music.
Instrumentation: Piccolo, 3 flutes, 2 oboes, 3 clarinets in B flat, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 alto saxophones, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, 4 horns, 3 trumpets in B flat, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, euphonium, tuba, timpani, percussion (4 players).
Duration: 7 min.
Difficulty: Medium — Upper secondary wind orchestra
Arrangement from 2007 of orchestral work composed in 2007 at request of Coups de Vents music organisation based in Lille, France. To be published and distributed by Feeling Music Editions.
Performances of this work
Mar 05: Wellington, NZ. Featuring Waitara Orchestra.
Mar 04: Sydney Town Hall. Featuring Barker College Orchestra.
Jun 03: featuring Lane Cove Youth Orchestra.
Feb 00: Sydney Opera House. Featuring Kambala School Orchestra.
Sep 99: Sydney Opera House. Featuring Pymble Ladies College Orchestra.
Jul 99: Pymble Ladies College, NSW. Featuring Pymble Ladies College Orchestra.
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