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Echelles de Glace

for orchestra

Year:  1992   ·  Duration:  9m
Instrumentation:  3*232; 4431; timp., 3 perc.; harp; strings | (Perc: mar., 2 sets of chimes., 2 cow bells, 4 triangles, bs.dr, sn.dr, glock., 2 susp. cym, xylo., vib.)

Year:  1992
Duration:  9m
Instrumentation  3*232; 4431; timp., 3 perc....

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Sample Score

Sample: Page 1-6.

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Written in memory of musician David Heymann who died in a climbing accident on the Matterhorn, this short elegy for large orchestra is based on rising scales – the 'ice ladders' of its title.

Commissioned note

Commissioned by the Wellington Youth Orchestra

Dedication note

To the memory of David Bacharach Heymann

Contents note

Single movement

Performance history

03 Sep 1992: Performed by Wellington Youth Orchestra conducted by Philip Walsh at Wellington Town Hall.

07 Apr 1993: Performed by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by John Hopkins as part of SOUNZ Orchestral, 7 April 1993

Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Philip Walsh and recorded at Symphony House, Wellington, New Zealand in December 1998

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