for orchestra | 07:00
by Melissa Dunphy
For orchestra (2+1pc, 2, 2, 1 – 4, 2, 2, 1 - perc, timp, str).
Short rhythmic, jubilant concert opener.
"The odd piece out in this program was its opening selection, “Overdrive” by the contemporary Australian-American composer Melissa Dunphy. Her brief score is eventful, colorful, rhythmically charged and more than a bit cinematic, often recalling the bustling and wackily characterful music that Carl Stalling wrote for the “Looney Tunes” cartoons." [The Virginia Classical Music Blog]
- 24 Oct, 2021: Richmond Symphony at Dominion Energy Center, Richmond, VA
- 13 Feb, 2011: Immaculata Symphony Orchestra (cond. Ovidiu Marinescu) at Alumnae Hall, Immaculata University, PA