Round Roads: a symphonic poem for six ensembles
Davidson, Robert A. (2008) Round Roads: a symphonic poem for six ensembles. (Unpublished)
Round Roads was composed for the first gathering of the Six Pack Symphony, a modular orchestra comprising six ensembles: The Brodksy Quartet, The David Chesworth Ensemble, Topology, Wood, Continuum Sax, and Clocked Out Duo. Composed in Canberra, the work is a study of the city with three strands of influence. Firstly, the composer's Canberra childhood has an impact on the musical thinking. Secondly, the fire-damaged landscape surrounding Canberra is portrayed. Thirdly, the grandiose speech-making of Canberra's federal politicians is reflected.
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|Additional Information:||This entry is a musical score. The work was commissioned by the Brisbane Powerhouse with funds from the Australia Council. It was first performed by the Six Pack Symphony on 1 March 2008 at the Brisbane Powerhouse for the Restrung Festival.|
|Keywords:||Canberra, parliament, landscape, composition, orchestra, symphony, contemporary music, new music, chamber music, post, minimalism|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Musicology and Ethnomusicology (190409)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 Robert A. Davidson|
|Deposited On:||28 Mar 2008|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 12:57|
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