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Ritchie: Symphony No.1 (‘Boum’)

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Anthony Ritchie: Symphony No.1 (‘Boum’) (Orchestral) 
Symphony Orchestra 

This work is published as a perfect bind full score for reference and study.

About the work:

Completed while Ritchie was Composer-in-Residence with the Dunedin Sinfonia in 1993, Boum is named after a mysterious echo heard by characters in E.M. Forster’s novel A Passage to India. The echo comes to symbolise the mysteries of life and death, and was a starting point to a general theme of existentialism and human struggle that pervades Ritchie’s symphony.

An eclectic range of influences can be heard across Boum’s four movements. A languid, Eastern-sounding violin theme in the first movement is influenced by gamelan music, referencing the pelog scale. Inspired by traditional music of the Cook Islands, the jaunty second movement is a vigorous scherzo dominated by the sound of log-drum and tom-toms. The third movement is a lament for the victims of the Bosnian war, its evocative opening inspired by the wailing of a Maori karanga, while the fourth movement can be thought of as a symphonic dance, its pulse and motivic ideas reminiscent of rock music.

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Product Details

Composer:
Anthony Ritchie
Format:
Study Score
ISMN:
979-0-67452-240-3
Pages:
160
ISBN:
978-1-877564-86-4 (print)
ISBN:
978-1-77660-614-6 (eBook)

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