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Flying banner : full orchestra

by Liza Lim (2005)

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Performance by Sydney Symphony, Gianluigi Gelmetti

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Flying banner (after Wang To)


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Flying banner (after Wang To) : fanfare for orchestra / Liza Lim.

Library shelf no. CD 1606 [Available for loan]

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Flying banner (after Wang To) : fanfare for orchestra / by Liza Lim

Library shelf no. Q 784.21892/LIM 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 2005

Instrumentation: 2 piccolos, flute, 2 oboes, cor anglais, clarinet in E flat, clarinet in B flat, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contra-bassoon, 2 horns, piccolo trumpet, trumpet in B flat, 2 trombones, bass trombone, timpani, percussion (1 player), strings.

Duration: 11 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.

Commission note: Commissioned by Symphony Australia.. A project of the orchestra's composer-in-residence programme supported by Symphony Australia with financial assistance from the Australia Council.

First performance: by Sydney Symphony — 8 Mar 06. Sydney Opera House

Inspired by the rhythmic freedom of Chinese calligraphic writing particularly the work of Wang To, a famous poet/calligrapher of the 17th century.

Awards & Prizes

Year Award Placing Awarded for/to
2007 Classical Music Awards - Orchestral Work of the Year Winner Liza Lim


Resonate article: New Music Celebrations! by Danielle Carey

Book: 2006 Australian composition resource kit.


Performances of this work

25 Jan 2013: at BBC Symphony Orchestra plays Lim (BBC Maida Vale Studios). Featuring BBC Symphony Orchestra, Garry Walker.

25 Oct 2011: at ASO: Lim, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak (Adelaide Town Hall). Featuring Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Garry Walker.

8 Mar 06: Sydney Opera House. Featuring Sydney Symphony, Gianluigi Gelmetti.

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