Symphony No 3

(1985)

by David Matthews

Description
orchestra
Duration
20
Genres
Full Orchestra
Instrumentation
3(=picc).3(III=ca).3(II=Ebcl.III=bcl).3(III=cbsn) - 4431 - timp - perc(2): 2 timp/BD/susp.cym/ch.cym/tam-t/gong/glsp/vib/ant.cym/3 crot - harp - strings (ideally 16.14.12.10.8)
Commission
Commissioned by the Halle Orchestra for European Music Year
First Performance
27.9.85, City Hall, Sheffield: Halle Orchestra/Bryden Thomson
Availability

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'Symphony No 3' review

'The argument proceeds inexorably in wave-like periods of accumulating tension and crashing release, with much colourful use of the orchestra: in pealing bell bursts, for instance, or in sustained plateaux of fascinating texture' The Times (Paul Griffiths), 20 December 1985 Read more

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