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Symphony No. 5

for alto and orchestra

Year:  2013 Instrumentation:  2[1/alto fl, 2/picc]3[1.2.ca]2[1.2/Eb]3[1.2.contra]; 4331; timp.; 2 perc.; 2 harp; alto solo; strings

Year:  2013
Instrumentation  2[1/alto fl, 2/picc]3[1.2.c...

Ross Harris
Composer

Composer:   Ross Harris

Films, Audio & Samples

Interview with Panni Palast...

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Nine to Noon Interview with...

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Ross Harris introduces Symp...

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Ross Harris: Symphony No. 5...

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Upbeat Interview with Ross ...

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Upbeat Interview with Ross ...

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Sample Score

Sample: pages 1-8

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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

Harris’s Symphony No.5 is in seven movements, two Adagios and two Scherzos surrounding three short and rather simple songs based on texts by the Hungarian poet Panni Palásti.

The poems are based on Palásti's experiences as a 10 year old in Budapest in 1944.


Commissioned note

Commissioned by the Auckland Philharmonia and funded by Christopher Marshall.

This is the fourth major work of Ross Harris that Christopher Marshall has paid for.

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra


Text note

Text by Panni Palásti


Performance history

15 Aug 2013: APO - Voices of Youth