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Madness and death of King Ludwig : large chamber ensemble

by James Ledger (2007)

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Performance by West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Asher Fisch from the CD Orchestral pieces

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Orchestral pieces / James Ledger.

Library shelf no. CD 2350 [Available for loan]

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Score

Madness and death of King Ludwig / James Ledger

Library shelf no. Q 785.5519/LED 1 [Available for loan]

Work Details

Year: 2007

Instrumentation: 6 horns in F (5th & 6th doubling Wagner tubas in B flat), 2 Wagner tubas in F, 3 trumpets in C, bass trumpet, 3 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), 8 double basses.

Duration: 9 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.

Commission note: Commissioned by West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

First performance: by West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Asher Fisch — 7 Mar 08. Perth Concert Hall

Analysis

Program note: James Ledger's "Madness and death of King Ludwig"
program note by the composer

Performances of this work

6 Mar 2015: at TSO: Mahler & Ledger (Federation Concert Hall, Hobart). Featuring Musicians of the National Academy of Music, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Marko Letonja.

1 Aug 2013: at Wagner Madness + Ledger (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Sydney Symphony, Nicholas Carter.

31 Jul 2013: at Wagner Madness + Ledger (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Sydney Symphony, Nicholas Carter.

7 Mar 08: Perth Concert Hall. Featuring West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Asher Fisch.

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