|Fantasy for Orchestra|
|composer:||Nancy Galbraith (2003)|
|length:||1 movement, 9:20 minutes|
|publisher:||Subito Music Publishing (ASCAP)
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|orchestration:||3fl(pic), 2ob, 2cl, 2bn;
4hn, 3tpt, 3tbn(bs), tba;
timp, 4perc, pno; strings
|world premiere:||18 October 2003
Johnstown Symphony Orchestra
Istvan Jaray, conductor
Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center
|program notes:||"Fantasy for Orchestra" was commissioned by the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra for their 75th Anniversary celebration.|
|composer's notes:||Maintaining a persistent beat throughout, "Fantasy for Orchestra" begins with a dramatic and highly energetic theme stated immediately in the violins. The range of expression is wide, moving from dance-like rhythms—making use of irregular meters—to rather dreamy textures. Throughout much of the work, even in the softer, more fantasy-like middle section, the use of percussion—gongs, cowbells, and various drums—is prevalent.
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