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Oubliette : Concerto for viola and string orchestra

by Natalie Williams (2005)

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Performance by Australian Youth Orchestra, Stephanie Farrands, Lawrie Jacks from the CD Chamber music (1997-2009)

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Chamber music (1997-2009) / Natalie Williams.

Library shelf no. CD 2362 [Available for loan]

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Work Overview

This piece is a viola concerto for soloist and string orchestra. The piece is suitable for performance by a semi-professional ensemble, featuring a professional viola soloist. The three movements explore ideas of the 'forgotten' and the imagined - memories half-formed, from the past.

Work Details

Year: 2005

Instrumentation: Solo viola, string orchestra.

Duration: 11 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — AMEB Grade 7+.

Contents note: Movt 1: Imaginings -- Movt 2: Abyss -- Movt 3: Darknesses.

Commission note: Commissioned by Rev. Dr Arthur Bridge for performance by Ars Musica Australis.. Commissioned in celebration of the Youth Orchestra Australia Network, Year of the Viola 2005

First performance: by Australian Youth Orchestra, Stephanie Farrands, Lawrie Jacks — 2 Oct 05. Iwaki Auditorium (Melbourne)


Performances of this work

2 Oct 05: Iwaki Auditorium (Melbourne). Featuring Australian Youth Orchestra, Stephanie Farrands, Lawrie Jacks.

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