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Blue Rock

for chamber orchestra

Year:  2006   ·  Duration:  10m
Instrumentation:  1111; 0100; timp; perc; pf; strs | (Perc: susp. cymbals, 3 toms-toms, bs.dr)

Year:  2006
Duration:  10m
Instrumentation  1111; 0100; timp; perc; pf;...

Composer:   Peter Scholes


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The title of this work is inspired by the phenomenon of blue ice. This is ice which has undergone compression to the extent that all the air has been removed.

Commissioned note

Written for Auckland Chamber Orchestra

Contents note

one movement

Performance history

Performed by the Auckland Chamber Orchestra in 2006