Moments of Bliss

Brett Dean

Year

2004


Duration

25'


Movements

I. Hotel room (Awakening); II. Heart of the matter; III. Knocking at the hellgate; IV. Family secrets


Instrumentation

4(IV=picc).3(III=corA).4(II=Ebcl,III=bcl,IV=dbcl).3(II=whirly tube,III=dbn) - 4.3.3.1 - timp-4perc-2hrp-egtr-pft(=cel)-synth - 16.14.12.10.8


Genre

Guitar in the Orchestra


Dedication

Markus Stenz and Alice Heiliger


Commission

Symphony Australia, as part of the Resident Artist/Composer Attachment Programme of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra


Premiere

Melbourne, Australia, Hamer Hall, 2 December 2004: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Markus Stenz


Publisher

Boosey & Hawkes


Comment

Orchestral suite drawn from the opera "Bliss".


Source

MIC Australia website; Boosey & Hawkes website;