Chamber Orchestra music available now!
UMP Ltd, now publish Vestalia – The dance of the eternal flame. This evocative music is for chamber orchestra of Flute, 2 Oboes, Clarinet, 2 Bassoons, 2 Horns in F, Timpani and Strings. Also, the duration of the work is approximately 8 minutes while it is suitable for professional, amateur and youth orchestras.
Themes from the composer’s successful Concerto for Flute and Orchestra are intricately interwoven in subtle orchestral texturing. Intricate, but not overly complex. The piece celebrates the Roman festival of the eternal flame, the dance of the vestal virgins. There are many solos for woodwinds, horns and strings while capturing a mood that is easily accessible to performers and audiences alike.
Other Orchestral Music
Wilkinson’s orchestral repertoire, also from publisher UMP Ltd., now includes several works suitable for youth orchestras. The second symphony, a large-scale work of over 40 minutes’ duration, now joins the Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in the UMP Ltd. catalogue. Two orchestra works with narration are ideal for younger audiences. Furthermore, these pieces have texts that are commonly set for study in English literature courses. Morte d’Arthur is a work for orchestra that also comes with narration. It is a musical depiction of the Arthurian legend while Tom Sawyer’s Treasure Adventure is a setting from a famous segment of the Mark Twain novel. On this, the director of MISO writes,
” A delightful piece!” – Trent Rash, CEO Missouri Symphony Orchestra.
From the Concerto
The second movement of the Concerto for Flute Orchestra forms the basis of Vestalia. Flautists please note, the popular concerto is now on the listings as repertoire for the Trinity College London recital diploma examinations, indeed, it is Licentiateship (LTCL) music.