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Augusta Read Thomas

Publisher: G. Schirmer

Trainwork (2002)
Publisher
G Schirmer Inc
Category
Orchestra
Year Composed
2002
Duration
8 Minutes
Programme Note
Augusta Read Thomas Trainwork (2002)
Composer’s Note:

Commissioned to commemorate the Ravinia Train Line as part of the Train Commission Project of Ravinia as organized by Welz Kauffman. Dedicated with affection, admiration and gratitude to Christoph Eschenbach, Ravinia, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Trainwork is a mechanism consisting of a series of parts. For example, the set of wheels and pinions in a clock or watch which turns the hands and those which actuate the striking part for the alarm, e.g., "The elegant watch involved a complicated and expensive trainwork of mechanism."

— Augusta Read Thomas


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