yvonne, list of works - orchestral

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1.   Endless... (2004) for Orchestra – 5 minutes  

      Single movement work that endeavours to musically create an impression of endlessness.



2.   Illuminations (2003) for Orchestra – 6 minutes

      The musical equivalent of a sunrise where progressive visual intensity is emulated through continual

      thickening of orchestral texture and expansion of range and dynamic.



3.   Rain Dance (2003) for Orchestra  – 6 minutes

      Single movement depicting the rain and an ensuing energetic dance.


4.   Grinding Steel (2002) for Narrator and Orchestra – 7 minutes

      A very effective combination of spoken poetic voice and descriptive orchestral music.

       

5.   Reflections of Nature (2000) for Orchestra – 13.5 minutes

      Two movements: highly descriptive music represents the forests (texturally) and then the rivers

      (rhythmically).


6.   Mirrored Maze (2000) for Orchestra – 9 minutes

      Energetic single movement work which musically explores the features of reflection through melodic,

      harmonic, and rhythmic means.



7.   Dichotomy (1999) for String Orchestra – 9 minutes

      Two movements of opposites; the first highlights slow, somber, emotionally charged music while the

      second focuses on energetic, light-hearted music.


8.   Serastro (1998) for String Orchestra – 13 minutes

      An exploration of the timbres, articulation, and characteristics of the string orchestra while exploiting a

      variety of contrasts and antiphonal techniques.