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Blitz (full orchestra with pre-recorded sound)

by Andrew Ford (2011)

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Performance by Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Marko Letonja from the CD Blitz

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Blitz / Andrew Ford.

Library shelf no. CD 2387 [Available for loan]



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Blitz / Andrew Ford.

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Work Details

Year: 2011

Instrumentation: 2 flutes (both doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (2nd doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (2nd doubling contrabassoon), 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), celesta, harp, SATB chorus (optional), strings.

Duration: 28 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Commission note: Commissioned by Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra with funds provided by Sidney Myer Foundation.

First performance: by Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Marko Letonja at TSO: Blitz (Federation Concert Hall, Hobart) on 18 Aug 2012

Awards & Prizes

Year Award Placing Awarded for/to
2013 Paul Lowin Orchestral Prize Highly Commended Andrew Ford
2013 Art Music Awards: Work of the Year: Orchestral Finalist Andrew Ford


Resonate article: Insight: Blitz for orchestra, chorus and pre-recorded voices by Andrew Ford

Resonate article: Paul Lowin Prizes 2013 - finalists announced by Australian Music Centre

Resonate article: 2013 Lowin Prize winners: Elliott Gyger and Nigel Westlake by Australian Music Centre

Performances of this work

18 Aug 2012: at TSO: Blitz (Federation Concert Hall, Hobart). Featuring Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Marko Letonja.

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