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Concerto for Piano & Orchestra

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Gareth FarrConcerto for Piano & Orchestra (Orchestra)
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra

A facsimile copy of the composer's manuscript of this work is available for purchase as a study score for reference and study. This material is a copy of the original composer's manuscript and is not edited or formatted for publication. This service is only available to individuals and may not be resold. (Retailers, trade customers, institutions and libraries with requests for this work, please advise your customers and patrons to contact us directly for availability: The provision of this service, and/or circulation of copies of the manuscript, does not constitute the copy as a publication or published edition under the New Zealand Copyright Act 1994.

This Facsimile Edition is a spiral-bound full score book.

About this work:

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra was commissioned by New Zealand philanthropist, Professor Jack C. Richards and premiered by pianist Tony Lee with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Pietari Inkinen at the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, New Zealand on 28 March 2014.

Reflecting on this work, Farr writes:

‘I’m obsessed with the piano concerto as a musical and dramatic concept and I’ve wanted to write one since I was 17. The work pays homage to my compositional heroes; Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Bartók, and Ravel – all of them being masters of writing for this form. ‘Piano Concertos have long been stereotyped as romantic, sweeping and epic. In this work I have touched on this idea but for the most part I’ve focused on darker symphonic explorations. There is an ominous urgency to much of the first and third movements while the second has an almost machine-like atmosphere.’

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Gareth Farr
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