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Concerto for Flute and String Orchestra

for flute and string orchestra

Year:  1987   ·  Duration:  15m

Year:  1987
Duration:  15m

Composer:   Eric Biddington

Films, Audio & Samples

Sample Audio

Sample: 0:00 - 1:00 from Rondo

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Sample Score

Sample: Pages 28-35 (first 8 pages of 'Rondo')

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Flute Concerto No. 1 was written during 1987 for The Nova String of Wellington and their flute soloist, Karen Batten. This group gave the first public performance of this concerto at The Laings Road Methodist Church, Lower Hutt, during July 1988.

Commissioned note

Commissioned by Nova Strings

Dedication note

for Karen Batten, Gillian Wilde and the Nova Strings of Wellington

Contents note

Three movements: 1. Introduction; 2. Arioso; 3. Rondo

Performance history

Performed by Anthony Ferner (flute) with members of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, cond. Joanna Drimatis

Performed by The Nova Strings of Wellington and Karen Batten (flute) at The Laings Road Methodist Church, Lower Hutt

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