- for orchestra
- 14' 00"
- 2122, 2200, timp, 1 perc, harp, strings
|Score (351k)||first two pages of each movement||© Michael Vinten|
It is a “light” piece in four movements, melodic but not without some rhythmic complexity. The initial inspiration was hearing an Argentinean youth orchestra performing a piece based on a South American dance and wanting to capture something of the youthful joie de vivre they exhibited.
- Commissioned by the Wellington Youth Sinfonietta with funding from Creative Communities through the Wellington City Council.
- Difficulty Note:
- Suitable for youth orchestra
- Dedicated to Garth
- NZSO-SOUNZ-RNZC Recordings (2012)
Sinfonietta by Michael Vinten was performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra with conductor Hamish McKeich in June 2012