Sinfonietta : for youth orchestra
by Mark Grandison (2003)
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From the CD Works for youth orchestra
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Four movements for youth orchestra in Neo-classical style. This is reflected in a marriage of classical forms, clear textures and simple rhythmic motifs with a more dissonant harmonic language, including the use of occasionally quirky chromaticism, polychords and modes.
Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, strings.
Duration: 15 min.
Difficulty: Medium — AMEB Grade 4-6.
Contents note: Mvt I - Allegro Sonata -- Mvt II - ‘Arietta’: Andante Cantabile -- Mvt III - ‘Minuet and Trio’: Allegretto Pesante -- Mvt IV - ‘Rondo Finale’: Presto.
Commission note: Commissioned by Sydney Youth Orchestra.. Commissioned for Peter Seymour Orchestra.
- In the form/style of: Neo-classicism
Performances of this work
Jul 07: Alexander Hall, Kambala. Featuring Kambala School Orchestra.
May 06: Auckland New Zealand. Featuring Whitehorse Orchestra.
Sep 03: Verbruggen Hall. Featuring Sydney Youth Orchestra.
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