Symphony No. 2 : full orchestra
by Mark Isaacs (2017)
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Instrumentation: 3 Flutes (3rd doubles piccolo), 3 oboes (3rd doubles cor anglais), 3 clarinets in A (all double clarinet in Bb and 3rd doubles bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (3rd doubles contrabassoon), 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in C, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players: suspended cymbal, clash cymbals, snare drum, triangle, tam-tam, bass drum, xylophone, glockenspiel), piano, (doubling celesta & harpsichord), harp, strings (vln. 2 on opposite side of platform to vln. 1)
Duration: 25 min.
Contents note: I. Largo maestoso ma agitato – Moderato con brio – Allegro assai – Allegretto teneramente – Moderato ma maestoso -- II. Allegretto cantando -- III. Largo supplicando – Moderato con brio.
Commission note: Commissioned with funds provided by Australia Council.
First performance: 10 May 20. NotePerformer Virtual Orchestra directed by Mark Isaacs (digital world premiere)
Resonate article: On symphonies and computers by Mark Isaacs
Symphony No. 2
- In the form/style of: Symphonies
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