Overture to The Wreckers
Year of arrangement: 2020
Composer: Ethel Smyth (1858–1944)
Instrumentation: 1[/pic] 1[/ca] 1 1 – 2 1 1 0 – 2perc, hp or pno, str (min. 1 1 1 1 1)
Written for individual woodwinds, a small brass section, timpanist, percussionist, harp/piano and a small string section, this new reduction of enables chamber ensembles to explore the overture from Dame Ethel Smyth's masterpiece The Wreckers.
• Strings: this arrangement can be performed with a quintet up to a full chamber orchestra section.