July 2000

From Fell To Sea


Full Orchestra (2232-4331-timp+3-str.); 11 minutes

Commissioned by the Friends of the Tees Valley Youth Orchestra, supported by a British Reserve Youth Orchestra Award, to celebrate the Millennium and the orchestra’s tour to Poland.

First performed by the TVYO, conducted by David Kendall, at St Elizabeth’s Church, Wroc?aw, July 19th 2000.

Recorded, with interview, for broadcast by Polish Radio Opole at St Nicholas Church, Brzeg, July 20th 2000.

First UK performance at Coulby Newham RC Cathedral, September 8th 2000.

The audio clip is of the “storm sequence” (see programme note) form near the end of the work. This is taken from one of the UK performances by the TVYO.


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    From Fell To Future Sea - (Storm Sequence Clip)

Sample Score Pages


“Writing successfully for a youth orchestra is a difficult job. . .Geoff Palmer has produced a superb new piece that has provided us with a wonderful journey of exploration into modern music . . . ”

(David Kendall, conductor, Tees Valley Youth Orchestra)