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Colyton Overture

for orchestra

Year:  1987   ·  Duration:  6m
Instrumentation:  2222; 2200; timp./cymbal (one player); strings

Year:  1987
Duration:  6m
Instrumentation  2222; 2200; timp./cymbal (o...

Composer:   Geoffrey Hinds

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Sample Score

Sample: Pages 1-8

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This work was written before and after a visit to Colyton, where a cousin of the composer has a farm, and whose daughter was playing 'cello in the orchestra at the time. He intended the work to reflect the rural open spaces that provide welcome relief for a city-dweller.

Contents note

One movement: allegro