- four pieces for amateur orchestra
- 14' 00"
- Instrumentation is very flexible: desc recorders, fls, obs, cls, bns, hns, trps, trms, alto and tenor saxs, 3timp,perc: (4 players) 2xylo,2glock,bs-dr,wd-bl,cym; strs (vln 1,2,3)
- 1. Exuberant; 2. Sad; 3. Angry; 4. Happy
|Score (2576k)||first two pages of each movement||© Anthony Ritchie|
Four easy pieces for amateur or school orchestra describing the following moods: ‘Ecstatic’, ‘Sad’, ‘Angry’ and ‘Happy’. The music is designed for school-age performers and features simple and strong rhythms. The work was commissioned by The Christchurch School of Instrumental Music, for use as a massed item at their annual combined concert.
- Commissioned by the Christchurch School of Instrumental Music (for Orchestras 3,4,5) with assistance from the New Zealand Composers Foundation