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Symphony - Der Bote

for mezzo soprano and orchestra

Year:  1992   ·  Duration:  30m
Instrumentation:  2222 (bcl); 4331; timp., perc.

Year:  1992
Duration:  30m
Instrumentation  2222 (bcl); 4331; timp., perc.

Composer:   Andrew Perkins

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Commissioned note

Commissioned by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra


Contents note

Four movements: The movements should be continuous. A: orchestral movement depicting the psychological tenor of the German poem (Andante); B: Voice and orchestra – first three stanzas of poem depicting the vision; C: Descent to Hell (Adagio) and D: reconciliation, verse 7 (Adagio).


Text note

Text by Andrew Perkins


Performance history

09 Jul 1992: Performed by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by William Bougton at the Aotea Centre