Suite for chamber orchestra
Op. 9

Composition Date: 1991
Duration: 00:17:00
Genre: Orchestra / Large Ensembles, Chamber Orchestra (10 to 20)

Instrumentation:

Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Flute
  • 1 x Oboe
  • 1 x Clarinet
  • 1 x Bassoon
  • 1 x Horn
  • 1 x Trumpet
  • 1 x Unspecified bowed strings
Instrumentation Set Number 2:
  • 1 x Chamber orch.
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Programme Note:
The work was written in remembrance of the events which happened after the composer and his family left Romania, in 1980 (through Greece, Toronto, Montreal and to Regina). The sections of the Suite are not meant to be specific dances, but they borrow some characteristics from the pre-classical Suite, for example, the three-beat dotted meter of the Gigue in "Slow-Waltz", the restrained and solemn style of the Pavane in "Recitative", or the lively tempo of the Bourree in the "Finale".
The five movements of the Suite are to be played without interruption.

Premiere Information:
January 3, 1992, Government House, Regina; Regina Symphony Chamber Players

CATALOGUE INFO:

  • Call Number:
  • MI 1200 C757sui 1991
  • Genre:
  • Orchestra / Large Ensembles, Chamber Orchestra (10 to 20)
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • November 17, 2004
  • Type:
  • Print-music, Published by CMC
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 scpre ((3), 140 p.) ; 28 cm
    143 Pages
    Height: 28 cm
    Width: 22 cm
  • Additional Information:
  • Chamber orchestra.


    Photocopy; master of score at CMC Toronto.
    1. Praeludium -- 2. Slow waltz -- 3. Recitative -- 4. Perpetuum -- 5. Finale con motto (sic)
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