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Colours of the Swan River

Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
8 minutes
Modern classical music
Large mixed ensemble
Instrumental parts
Not available
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Mixed modern ensemble requiring 2 flutes, harp, celeste and two percussionist (doubling on 3Timpani, Crash Cymbal, maracas and Guiros). Vocals by the ensemble players, or play theme 8ve on flutes. Mysterious opening, widening to the full grown Swan River before triumphantly reaching the Indian Ocean in Perth Western Australia. Challenging to perform with sensitivity and atmosphere.

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