Happy occasion overture : for orchestra
by Miriam Hyde (1957)
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Happy Occasion Overture was conceived in a spirit of
recreation and aims at giving all the players a "say", while
avoiding unnecessary complexities of technique and ensemble.
It is built on three subjects; the first a spirited call to attention, the second a more expressive oboe phrase, and the third a bolder, striding tune given principally to the strings, in a more serious minor mood. This returns jubilantly, towards the end, in the tonic major, and is rounded-off by a last reference to the rhythmic beat of the opening theme, broadening to the final cadence.
Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, strings.
Duration: 5 min.
Written for: Australian Youth Orchestra
- In the form/style of: Overtures
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