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Wind Octet

for wind octet

Year:  1961   ·  Duration:  13m
Instrumentation:  2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat, 2 horns in F and 2 bassoons

Year:  1961
Duration:  13m
Instrumentation  2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B f...

Ken Wilson

Composer:   Ken Wilson

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Sample Score

Sample: first two pages of each movement

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Commissioned note

Commissioned by Auckland Festival Organisers, 1961

Contents note

1. Largo ponderoso, allegro moderato giocoso
2. Andante
3. Tempo di marcia
4. Allegro molto

Performance history

08 Jun 1962: Performed by the Auckland Wind Group (Eric Martin, Dick Trevethick, Ken Wilson, Alex Aitken, John Rimmer, Bryce Bartley, David Robinson and Gordon Skinner) at the City Art Gallery, presented by the 1962 Auckland Festival.

14 Sep 1986: Performed by the Concertante Ensemble conducted by Kenneth Young at the Auckland Town Hall, in Auckland.

23 Sep 1986: Wind Octet

18 Nov 2012: Ken Wilson - Memorial Concert

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