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Blue Work


Suite No.1 for Strings

for string orchestra

Year:  1956   ·  Duration:  13m

Year:  1956
Duration:  13m

Composer:   John Ritchie

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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

Suite No. 1 for String Orchestra is dedicated to Alex Lindsay, founder and conductor of the Alex Lindsay String Orchestra. It was completed in April 1956 and performed soon after by the National Orchestra (the forerunner of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra) under the director of John Hopkins.


Dedication note

Dedicated to Alex Lindsay


Contents note

Also known as Suite for strings:
Allegro
Air
Intrada
Fugue


Performance history

02 Dec 1958: Performed by the National Orchestra, conducted by John Hopkins

20 May 2007: Performed by the St Matthew's Chamber Orchestra, Auckland, conducted by Michael Joel

15 Aug 2015: Southern Sinfonia | Matinee Series Two

16 Aug 2015: Performed by the Southern Sinfonia and conducted by Simon Over at the King’s and Queen’s Performing Arts Centre in Dunedin.

Performed by The Schola Players




Performed by the NZSO Chamber Orchestra with conductor Donald Armstrong

Performed by the NZSO Chamber Orchestra with conductor Donald Armstrong

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