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Peter Maxwell Davies

Publisher: Chester Music

The Great Bank Robbery (1989)
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Work Notes
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Publisher
Chester Music Ltd
Category
Music for Young Performers
Year Composed
1989
Duration
30 Minutes
Chorus
treble voices
Solo Instrument(s)
20 solo voices
Availability


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Programme Note
Peter Maxwell Davies The Great Bank Robbery (1989)
The Great Bank Robbery is a short music-theatre work written for eleven- to thirteen-year-olds. It provides scope for a large group of children to be involved in singing, playing or acting, and in the making of simple scenery and props. In the first production, there were about 75 children in the cast, with an orchestra of 20.

The story concerns a surprise raid by robbers on a High Street bank, the subsequent car chase, and the unmasking and capture of the robbers by their young hostages in a television studio, live before the nation.

There are three short scenes, each linked by an instrumental transition:

1.The Bank
2.The Car Chase
3. Mammoth TV Studio


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Performances
Date
Title
  • 07 MAR 2006
    Sounds New Canterbury
    EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge School, Kent
    Hildenborough, Slade and St Stephen's Primary Schools
    Michael Downes, conductor

    Other Dates:
    8,9 March - EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge School, Kent
  • 14 OCT 2005
    Oslo Contemporary Music Festival - 'Ultima'
    Kunsthogskolen i oslo
    Soloists from Norwegian Opera

    Other Dates:
    16,15 October - Kunsthogskolen i oslo
  • 17 JUL 2004
    Carinthian Summer Festival 2004
    Grosser Saal, Congress Centre, Villach, Austria
    Kärntner Landesmusikschul
  • 07 JUN 2004
    Neuwirthhalle, Salzburg, Austria
    Musischen Gymnasiums Salzburg

    Other Dates:
    8,9 June - Neuwirthhalle, Salzburg, Austria
  • 13 MAY 2004
    Neuwirthhalle, Salzburg, Austria
    Volksschule Eugendorf / Privatgymnasiums Borromäum

    Other Dates:
    14-18 May - Neuwirthhalle, Salzburg, Austria
  • 28 APR 2004
    Neuwirthhall, Salzburg, Germany
    Muiskhaputschule Hallein-Burgfried

    Other Dates:
    29 April - Neuwirthhall, Salzburg, Germany
  • 28 APR 2004
    Neuwirthhalle, Salzburg, Austria
    Musikhauptschule Hallein-Burgfried

    Other Dates:
    29,30 April - Neuwirthhalle, Salzburg, Austria

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