Redlands : full orchestra : youth orchestra
by Rachel Merton (2004)
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Library shelf no. CD 2589 [Available for loan]
Redlands (2004) commissioned by the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra Inc. (Now renamed the Redland Sinfonia a community orchestra in Redland City). The work is 10 minutes in length and is divided into three movements. Each movement draws upon the environment and atmosphere of the Redland City landscape in South East Queensland, creating a musical celebration of the area whilst showcasing the talents of the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra.
Instrumentation: Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat, bass clarinet in B flat, 2 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in B flat, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), harp, strings.
Duration: 10 min.
Difficulty: Medium — Composed for a community orchestra with limited rehearsal time.
Contents note: In 3 movements.
Commission note: Commissioned by the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra Inc with the support of a RADF Grant from Redland City Council, Qld
First performance: 29 Aug 04. Lingo Lin Theatre Ormiston College, Redland City, USA
Winner of the 2004 Fellowship of Australian Composers Award for most promising orchestral work.
- Inspired by: Queensland
Performances of this work
29 Aug 04: Lingo Lin Theatre Ormiston College, Redland City, USA
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