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Three Miró pieces : full orchestra

by Richard Meale (2002)

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Performance by Sydney Symphony, David Zinman from the CD Richard Meale [selected works]

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[APRA - Australian Music Centre Awards 2003 nominees for orchestral work of the year].


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Three Miró pieces / Richard Meale.

Library shelf no. Q 784.2/MEA 6 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 2002

Instrumentation: 3 flutes (3rd doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, cor anglais, 3 clarinets in B flat (2nd doubling clarinet in E flat, 3rd doubling bass clarinet), 3 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in C (1st doubling trumpet in D), 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), celeste, harp, strings.

Duration: 20 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.

Contents note: 1. Dog barking at the moon -- 2. Cat's dancing lesson (Dutch interior II) -- 3. The nightingale's song at midnight and the morning rain.

Dedication note: To Jon Milford

Commission note: Commissioned by Symphony Australia with funds provided by Australia Council.

First performance: by Sydney Symphony, David Zinman — 5 Jun 02.

Winner of the Best Composition by an Australian Composer Award, and Orchestral Work of the Year Award in the 2003 APRA/Australian Music Centre Classical Music Awards.

Performances of this work

23 Jun 2019: at Adelaide Youth Orchestra (Elder Hall). Featuring Adelaide Youth Orchestra.

22 Sep 2013: at AdYO Maestro Series 3 | Late Masterpieces (Elder Hall). Featuring Keith Crellin, Adelaide Youth Orchestra.

13 Sep 12: featuring Keith Crellin, Elder Conservatorium Symphony.

9 Apr 2011: at Adelaide Symphony Orchestra - Meale (Adelaide Town Hall). Featuring Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Arvo Volmer.

8 Apr 2011: at Adelaide Symphony Orchestra - Meale (Adelaide Town Hall). Featuring Arvo Volmer, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

15 May 2010: at Evenings at Elder Hall (Elder Hall). Featuring Elder Conservatorium Symphony, Keith Crellin.

5 Jun 02: featuring David Zinman, Sydney Symphony.

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