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Song-Suite for Violin and Orchestra

Arranged by Paul Bateman.

Work Details


19 minutes

First Performance

Symphonic version: 7 March 2014, Dessau, Anhaltisches Theater, Daniel Hope, solo violin, MDR Sinfonieorchester, Yutaka Sado, cond. (did not include "My Ship")
Chamber version: 21 January 2017, Los Angeles, Alex Theatre, Daniel Hope, solo violin, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Jeffrey Kahane, cond.

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  • Instrumentation

    • Solo Violin
    • 2 Flutes
    • Oboe
    • 2 Clarinets (A and B-flat)
    • Tenor saxophone
    • 2 Bassoons
    • 4 Horns
    • 3 Trumpets
    • 2 Trombones
    • Bass trombone
    • Harp
    • Acoustic guitar
    • Glockenspiel
    • Timpani
    • Drum set
    • Strings

    Chamber Version

    • Solo Violin
    • 2 Flutes
    • Oboe
    • 2 Clarinets (A and B-flat)
    • Bassoon
    • 2 Horns
    • 2 Trumpets
    • Trombone
    • Tuba
    • Harp
    • Acoustic guitar
    • Glockenspiel
    • Timpani, percussion
    • Strings

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