Homage to Metallica


orchestra with solo amplified 1/8 sized violin
Full Orchestra, Violin and Orchestra
3 picc(II+III=fl).2.ca.Ebcl.1.bcl.2.cbsn – 4331 – timp – perc(2): wind chimes/3 c.bell/2 wdbl/bongos/3 roto-t/brake drum/tom-tom/susp.cym/hi-hat/anvil/tam-t/SD/2 BD+foot.ped/BD – harp – solo 1/8-sized amplified violin – strings

Composed as part of the 1993 National Orchestral Composers School (NOCS) administered by the Australian Music Centre and Symphony Australia.

First Performance
September 1993 Adelaide Town Hall, Australia: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra/David Porcelijn

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'Homage to Metallica' reviews

‘The tough, confronting, repetitive chords of Metallica, its more sentimental (and palling) middle section and its dancing, concluding pages with the, well, “folkish”, if you insist, rasping, amplified “Kit - fiddle” (eighth - sized violin) all held the attention. The piece definitely warrants repeating.’ The Sun-Herald - Timeout (John Carmody), 24 August 1997 Read more

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