Captain Quiros : for brass, percussion and strings, with amplified cello
by Peter Sculthorpe (2006)
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Library shelf no. Q 784.274/SCU 1 [Available for loan]
Instrumentation: 4 horns in F, 4 trumpets in C, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (2 players), solo cello (in 2nd, 4th and 5th movts), strings.
Duration: 21 min.
Contents note: I. Prelude -- II. East of India -- III. Royal Spain -- IV. The New Jerusalem -- V. The dream.
Orchestral suite based on the television opera of 1982.
Written upon the instigation of Antonio Cosano, Ambassador of Spain, and Kim Walker, Director of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. It marks the 400th anniversary of the end of Spanish exploration in the Pacific Ocean.
- In the form/style of: Suites
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