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Festival Overture

for orchestra

Year:  1939   ·  Duration:  8m
Instrumentation:  3222;4330; timp; perc; strs.

Year:  1939
Duration:  8m
Instrumentation  3222;4330; timp; perc; strs.

Composer:   Douglas Lilburn

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Douglas Lilburn: Festival O...

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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.

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Performance history

23 Nov 1940: Performed by the NZ National Broadcasting Service String Orchestra and the 2YA Concert Orchestra conducted by Anderson Tyrer in a live national broadcast on 2YA.

16 Mar 2002: Performed by the NZSO, conducted by Marc Taddei

21 Feb 2004: Performed by the Wichita Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Sewell, in Wichita, Kansas, USA.

25 Jan 2005: Performed by the Vector Wellington Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Young

21 Aug 2008: Northern Lights: Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

24 Apr 2009: NZSSSO 2009

27 Jun 2009: Passion and Power

Performed by the National Symphony Orchestra of the NZBC (now NZSO) conducted by John Hopkins

Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Hopkins

Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Hopkins

Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir William Southgate

Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Judd

First performed at the Royal College of Muisc in London 1939. While George Dyson was Director

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