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A Study in Scarlet

for orchestra

Year:  2009   ·  Duration:  5m 20s
Instrumentation:  2222; 2231; timp., 3 perc.; strings

Year:  2009
Duration:  5m 20s
Instrumentation  2222; 2231; timp., 3 perc.;...


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Study in Scarlet (2009) is a short work for orchestra focusing on woodwind and metal percussion timbres. The motivic and harmonic material is derived from tone clock principles and a musical code based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s book, titled A Study in Scarlet.

Difficulty note

intermediate to advanced

Contents note

one movement

Performance history