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Balkan Bagpipes

for amateur orchestra

Year:  1985   ·  Duration:  9m
Instrumentation:  3*222; 4210; timp., 1-2perc., pf., hp.; strings | (Perc: tri, sd.dr, xylo., lg. susp.cymbal, tamb.)

Year:  1985
Duration:  9m
Instrumentation  3*222; 4210; timp., 1-2perc...

Composer:   Anthony Ritchie

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Anthony Ritchie: Balkan Bag...

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This is a lively 9-minute piece is written for a full-sized amateur orchestra. It evokes the music of East European bagpipes, which the composer experienced while studying in Budapest, in 1984.

Commissioned note

Commissioned by the Christchurch Orchestral Society

Contents note

One movement