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Festive Overture


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A symphonic overture. The piece has a fast, rhythmically propulsive ‘A’ section, a contrasting meditative ‘B’ section, and a recap with some extensions.

This piece was a finalist prize winner in the 2008 ‘Realize Music’ contest, an international composition contest. The judges were John Corigliano and Carter Burwell.

Duration: 9 minutes.

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Instrumentation: 2 Piccolos, 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, English Horn in F, 2 Clarinets in A, B-Flat Bass Clarinet, 2 Bassoons, Contra Bassoon, 4 French Horns in F, 3 B-Flat Trumpets, Euphonium,2 Trombones, Bass Trombone, Tuba, Timpani(4), Snare Drum, Orchestral Crash Cymbals, Bass Drum, Harp, Violin I(16), Violin II(16), Viola I(12), Viola II(12), Cello I(12), Cello II(12), Double Basses(16)

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kavin. said

Nicely done!

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witzelsucht said

Nice to hear some orchestral music on here ...

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Paul Matthews said

Really like this....nice orchestration 👍👍

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Kenneth Lavrsen said

I can understand why this won a prize. Fantastic piece and wonderful work with the wind instruments

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KCsGroove said

Beautiful music! very much enjoyed! KC

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pharmakeus said

Dramatic track :) Sinuous motion

Guest said

fantastic music, I loved it,

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