The Blue Mountains

Music of Sally Greenaway

Inspired by the incredible landscape and beauty of the Blue Mountains in New South Wales. The opening moments from the strings describe the first light touching the far reaches of the mountains. It eventually evolves into a soaring melody when the valleys and mountains are fully drenched in the warmth of the sun, and the full beauty and of the scenery becomes a sight to behold.

Category: Orchestral, Wind Symphony, Brass Band; School Ensembles;
Instrumentation: Symphony Orchestra: (2,1+cor ang,2,1; 1,2,1+bass,1; timp; perc; hp; cel; str)
Year: 2010
Work duration: 2min
Difficulty/level: Medium-Advanced
Category: Piano: Solo & Duets;
Instrumentation: Solo Piano
Year: 2010
Work duration: 2min 30sec
Difficulty/level: Grade 5-6

Versions of this work appear in these recordings

Aubade & Nocturne
Sally Greenaway
Released 2014

Texas Music Educators Association Region 5 Orchestras (Recorded 2020)
Probst Audio
Released 2020

Performed by Texas Music Educators Association Region 5 High School Symphony Orchestra, Conducted by Dr Frank M Diaz

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