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Blue Work


for orchestra

Year:  2003   ·  Duration:  7m
Instrumentation:  3 (3rd dbls picc.), ob. (2), C.A., cl. (2), bass cl., bsn (2), contrabsn; 4331; timp., perc. (3), pno, hp; strings

Year:  2003
Duration:  7m
Instrumentation  3 (3rd dbls picc.), ob. (2)...

John Rimmer

Composer:   John Rimmer

Films, Audio & Samples

John Rimmer: Lahar; audio

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Sample Score

Sample: Pages 1-8

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This work was developed from two sections of The Ring of Fire (1976) - Lahar and Lament.

Commissioned note

Commissioned by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

Performance history

05 May 2009: 2009 NZSO-SOUNZ Readings 1

Performed by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and conducted by Marc Taddei

Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra with conductor Luke Dollman at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington.