Ellen Taaffe Zwilich

Performing Ensemble: Orchestra
Duration: 4:00
Publisher: Merion Music, Inc.
Print Status: Rental

Quick Overview

Openings was commissioned by the Women?s Philharmonic, Apo Hsu, Artistic Director, as part of The Fanfares Project, a series of ten orchestral works presented in partnership with the American Composers Orchestra and the Lubbock Symphony.

Support for this work was provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, the James Irvine Foundation, AT&T, the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, the California Arts Council, and hundreds of individuals across the United States. Premiere: September 14, 2002, by the Virginia Symphony, JoAnn Falletta, conductor.

Scores & Parts

Openings - Full Score - Study

Additional Information

Commission Commissioned by the Women?s Philharmonic
Composition Date 2001
Orchestration 2(Picc.) 2(E.H.) 2(B.Cl.) 2(Cbsn.) - 4 2 3(B.Tbn.) 1; Timp. 2Perc. Str.
Premiere September 14, 2002, Virginia Symphony, conducted by JoAnn Falletta

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