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Concerto For Tenor Trombone and Orchestra, Opus 31

1st performance:  November 1955, Ronald Smart on trombone; NSW State Conservatorium Orchestra; Conductor Sir Eugene Goosens

Recording: Ian Hanckey trombone; Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Conducted patrick Thomas; ABC AC 1007 LP, recorded November 1973

1st performance:  November 1955, Ronald Smart on trombone; NSW State Conservatorium Orchestra; Conductor Sir Eugene Goosens Recording: Ian Hanckey trombone; Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Conducted patrick Thomas; ABC AC 1007 LP, recorded November 1973

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Concerto for Piano and Orchestra

Bender, we’re trying our best. Can I use the gun? It’s just like the story of the grasshopper and the octopus. All year long, the grasshopper kept burying acorns for winter, while the octopus mooched off his girlfriend and watched TV. But then the winter came, and the grasshopper died, and the octopus ate all his acorns. Also he got a race car. Is any of this getting through to you? Yeah. Give a little credit to our public schools. Oh, you’re a dollar naughtier than most. Five hours? Aw, man! Couldn’t you just get me the death penalty?

Bender, we’re trying our best. Can I use the gun? It’s just like the story of the grasshopper and the octopus. All year long, the grasshopper kept burying acorns for winter, while the octopus mooched off his girlfriend and watched TV. But then the winter came, and the grasshopper died, and the octopus ate all […]

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