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Headbanger : for orchestra

by Matthew Hindson (2001)

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Performance by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Kristjan Järvi from the CD Headbanger

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Headbanger : for orchestra / Matthew Hindson

Library shelf no. CD 831 [Available for loan]



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Headbanger : for orchestra / by Matthew Hindson.

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

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Work Details

Year: 2001

Instrumentation: Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 3 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contra-bassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets in C, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (2 players), harp, strings.

Duration: 7 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional

Commission note: Commissioned by Symphony Australia for performance by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.. Written with the assistance of the Australia Council.

First performance: by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra — 24 Nov 01. Festival Theatre, Adelaide.

One of a series of fanfares commissioned to mark the Centenary of Federation.


Program note: Matthew Hindson's "Headbanger"
by Matthew Hindson
Source: the score of this work

Article: Dawn of a new world symphony
by Gordon Kerry — © News Limited
Source: Source: The Australian, 24 March 2009, pp.13

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Performances of this work

14 Jul 2017: at Grant Park Music Festival (Jay Pritzker Pavilion). Featuring Gemma New, Grant Park Orchestra.

12 Feb 17: Symphony Hall, Birmingham UK. Featuring City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Timothy Redmond.

6 Sep 13: Nordkraft Aalborg. Featuring Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, Rumon Gamba.

14 Nov 2009: at Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra (Ravenswood Centenary Centre Auditorium). Featuring Tobias Foskett, Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra.

7 May 07: MLC School's 9th Biennial Sydney Opera House concert. Featuring MLC School Concert Band.

23 Nov 01: Adelaide Festival Hall.. Featuring Kristjan Järvi, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

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