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Blue Work


Albatross in Flight

a short piece for orchestra

Year:  1996   ·  Duration:  10m
Instrumentation:  (1)2222; 2200; perc., strings. Percussion (1 player): Wind chimes, 3 timp, suspended cymbal

Year:  1996
Duration:  10m
Instrumentation  (1)2222; 2200; perc., stri...

Composer:   Anthony Ritchie

Borrow/Hire:

To borrow or hire parts please email SOUNZ directly at info@sounz.org.nz. Please note that only library members in New Zealand and Australia can borrow or hire parts.

About

A short orchestral fanfare, describing the flight of the albatross, a famous resident of Dunedin Peninsula.


Commissioned note

Commissioned by the Dunedin Sinfonia (now Southern Sinfonia) to celebrate their 30th anniversary. Composed to open the first concert of the orchestra's 1996 International Series in Dunedin Town Hall on March 16 1996.


Dedication note

For Josie


Contents note

One movement


Performance history

16 Mar 1996: Performed by the Dunedin Sinfonia (now the Southern Sinfonia) conducted by Laurence Renes at the first concert of the orchestra's 1996 International Series in Dunedin Town Hall