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for full orchestra

Year:  2005   ·  Duration:  4m 30s
Instrumentation:  2222; 4231; timp., 3 perc; strings | (Perc: susp. cymbals, bongos, tenor drum, bass drum, tambourine)

Year:  2005
Duration:  4m 30s
Instrumentation  2222; 4231; timp., 3 perc; ...

Ryan Youens

Composer:   Ryan Youens

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Sample Score

Sample: Climax: Pages 17-22

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Subsidence is based on the energy and characteristics of mass land movements - an earthquake for example - hence the heavy brass and percussion. It was written for the NZSO and Todd Foundation Young Composers Readings, where it was workshopped and recorded by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in Wellington, July 2005.

Performance history

05 Jul 2005: Performed by the NZSO and conducted by Hamish McKeich at the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington

18 Feb 2006: Performed by the Southern Sinfonia and conducted by Peter Adams at the Dunedin Town Hall

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