Scenes from the Humber, Op.80 (Hedges, Anthony)

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Work Title Scenes from the Humber
Alternative. Title
Composer Hedges, Anthony
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.80
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAH 29
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1980
First Performance. July 17 1981
First Publication. 1980
Average DurationAvg. Duration 19-20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba
4 percussion, harp, strings

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This was a BBC commission for the official opening of the Humber Bridge. The first of many broadcast performances was of the premiere on BBC Radio 3. It was first recorded on LP and subsequently on CD (Marco Polo DDD 8.223886).