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Sentinels [music] : for singers, speakers and large orchestra / Andrew Batterham
Bib ID 3920331
Format MusicMusic
Author
Batterham, Andrew, 1968-
 
Uniform Title Sentinels
Description Grosvenor Place, N.S.W. : Reproduced and distributed by the Australian Music Centre, [20--], c2004 
1 score, (vi, 119 p.) ; 42 cm. 
ISMN M673053250  9790673053250 
Full contents
  • Prelude
  • Alternative histories
  • Alternative futures.
 
Notes

Duration: 40-45 min.

Composition date: 2004.

Instrumentation: Singers: female vocalist (in 'world (Celtic) style), lyric soprano, countertenor, jazz singer. Speakers (in 3rd movt only): 4 voices (voice 2 also sings, voice 4 is male). Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinet in B flat, bass clarinet in B flat, tenor saxophone in B flat (jazz skills required), 2 bassoons, contra-bassoon, 4 trumpets in C (1st & 2nd doubling trumpets in D, 4th doubling flugelhorn in B flat, jazz skils required), 4 horns in F, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (4 players, 2nd palying drumkit, jazz, funk skills required), harp, sunthesizer (88 key, amplified, jazz skills required), strings (at least 12.12.10.10.8).

Includes program note.

The work seeks to reconcile change, specifially with regard to developments in music over the past twenty years, and the overwhelming events of recent world history -- Composer's note.

Sources of lyrics: 2nd movement: Mediaeval poetry, renaissance religious prose, 19th century African American spiritiuals. 3rd movement: texts drawn from various 20th and 21st century sources.

Computer-notated score.

Published on demand.

Spiral binding.

Subjects Orchestral music -- Scores.  |  Australian  |  Orchestral music.
Other authors/contributors Australian Music Centre
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