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Poems of Solitary Delights

for orchestra and tenor (narrator)

Year:  1985   ·  Duration:  13m
Instrumentation:  1111;2110;3perc;pf/hd,hp;strs(no cb); tenor soloist does narration

Year:  1985
Duration:  13m
Instrumentation  1111;2110;3perc;pf/hd,hp;st...

Jack Body
Composer

Composer:   Jack Body

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Kenneth Young introduces Po...

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Borrow/Hire:

To borrow or hire parts please email SOUNZ directly at info@sounz.org.nz. Please note that only library members in New Zealand and Australia can borrow or hire parts.

About

A setting of a cycle of poems by nineteenth century Japanese poet Tachibana Akemi, poems that are, by turns, amusing, reflective, profound.


Text note

Text by Tachibana Akemi (translated by Bownas and Thwaite)


Performance history

21 Oct 1986: Performed by the NZSO, conducted by John Hopkins

30 Apr 2004: Performed by the NZSO, conducted by Kenneth Young. Paul Chappory, tenor.

Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and Robert Easting, and conducted by Kenneth Young