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General Intransigence

for orchestra

Year:  2012   ·  Duration:  6m
Instrumentation:  2222; 2231; timp., 3 perc.; piano; strings [trombone 3 & tuba optional]

Year:  2012
Duration:  6m
Instrumentation  2222; 2231; timp., 3 perc.;...

Composer:   Robbie Ellis

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Sample: Pages 3-5, 10-11, 16-17

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About

intransigent (adj): uncompromising, stubborn, persistently irreconcilable, unyielding, intractable, dogged, ceding not an inch, never giving in, always having to have the last word. With this piece, the St Peter's & St Mary's Sinfonia won Best Performance of a New Zealand Work in the symphony orchestra category of the 2012 KBB Music Festival.


Commissioned note

Commissioned by the St Peter's & St Mary's Sinfonia, Auckland. Completed with the help of the University of Otago Mozart Fellowship.


Difficulty note

school orchestra, youth orchestra, community orchestra; contains brief features for oboe 1, bassoon 1, trumpet 1, solo violin, solo cello and the percussion section


Performance history

17 May 2012: Performed by St Peter's & St Mary's Sinfonia, conducted by Antun Poljanich, at St Patrick's Cathedral in Auckland.

09 Aug 2012: Performed by St Peter’s & St Mary’s Sinfonia, conducted by Antun Poljanich, at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Auckland.

09 Aug 2012: Performed by St Peter’s & St Mary’s Sinfonia, conducted by Antun Poljanich, at St Mary’s College in Auckland.

16 Aug 2012: Performed by St Peter’s & St Mary’s Sinfonia, conducted by Antun Poljanich, at the Raye Freedman Arts Centre in Auckland.

21 Aug 2012: P: General Intransigence; St Peter's & St Mary's Sinfonia, c. Antun Poljanich; 210812

26 Sep 2013: Dunedin Youth Orchestra

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