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Faces of Summer

concerto for chamber orchestra

Year:  1975 Instrumentation:  2 Fl, ob, cl, bsn, 2 trpts, 2 hns, ten trbn, perc, piano, strings

Year:  1975
Instrumentation  2 Fl, ob, cl, bsn, 2 trpts,...

Composer:   Jonathan Ladd

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

Faces of Summer is in two large movement with a quiet Interlude in between. It was conceived as a concerto-type work without favoring any particular instrument or group of instruments.

Faces of Summer was written between 14 November and 18 December 1975 in response to a request from the Kerikeri Festival of Performing Arts.

It is dedicated to the Kerikeri Festival and the conductor William Southgate.

Faces of Summer was written with the financial assistance of the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand who the composer gratefully acknowledges.


Commissioned note

Written with the financial assistance of the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council who the composer gratefully acknowledges.


Dedication note

Dedicated to the Kerikeri Festival and the conductor, William Southgate.


Contents note

Two movements with an interlude between