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For the Academy

for orchestra

Year:  1996   ·  Duration:  8m
Instrumentation:  3*222; 4231; timp., 2 perc.; harp; strings | (Perc: side drum, bass drum, susp. cymbals, crash cymbals, tambourine, xylophone, glockenspiel)

Year:  1996
Duration:  8m
Instrumentation  3*222; 4231; timp., 2 perc....

Composer:   Gary Daverne

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Sample: pages 1-4

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This concert overture was commissioned by Auckland's Academy Youth Orchestra and first performed in 1994. The two main themes were originally written by the composer as songs for a musical, but reworked and developed for this overture. The influence of film music is very evident in the orchestral scoring.

Commissioned note

Commissioned by the Academy Youth Orchestra, Auckland

Performance history

28 Jan 2011: Performed by the Symphony Orchestra conducted by Pippa Williams at the Old City Church in Courtenay, British Colombia, Canada

29 Jan 2011: Copy of 'P: Overture for the Academy; canada; 290111'

Performed by the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Petr Poloanik

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