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Trumpet concerto (trumpet with full orchestra)

by James Ledger (2007)

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Audio Sample

Performance by David Elton, Sebastian Lang-Lessing from the CD Concertos



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Concertos / James Ledger.

Library shelf no. CD 2348 [Available for loan]

Trumpet concerto


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Trumpet concerto / James Ledger

Library shelf no. Q 784.2892186/LED 1 [Available for loan]

Work Details

Year: 2007

Instrumentation: 2 flutes (1st & 2nd doubling piccolo, 2nd also doubling alto flute), 2 oboes (2nd doubling cor anglais), 2 clarinets in B flat (2nd doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (2nd doubling contra-bassoon), 4 horns in F, 2 trumpets in C, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), harp, piano (doubling celesta), solo trumpet in C, strings (

Duration: 20 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.

Contents note: I. The infinite jetty -- II. Dead centre -- III. Stop the clocks.

Commission note: Commissioned by West Australian Symphony Orchestra.. Commissioned as part of the Australia LNG Composer-in-Residence programme 2007-2008

First performance: by David Elton, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Sachio Fujioka — 19 Apr 07. Perth Concert Hall


Program note: James Ledger's "Trumpet concerto"
program note by the composer

Resonate article: 2008 Classical Music Awards - Finalists by Australian Music Centre


Performances of this work

18 Mar 11: South Melbourne Town Hall. Featuring David Elton, Sebastian Lang-Lessing.

19 Apr 07: Perth Concert Hall. Featuring David Elton, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Sachio Fujioka.

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