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In October Light

for ensemble of twelve players

Instrumentation:  Alto flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, trumpet trombone, vibraphone, harp, violin, viola, cello, and double bass.

Instrumentation  Alto flute, oboe, clarinet,...

John Elmsly
Composer

Composer:   John Elmsly

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About


Commissioned note

Commissioned by Stroma for performance in November 2015, in a concert celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Douglas Lilburn.

At the time of composition of this work, John Elmsly was Creative NZ/Jack Richards Composer in Residence at Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music and living in the house at 22 Ascot St, Thorndon where Douglas Lilburn lived for the latter half of his life.


Performance history

02 Mar 2016: Performed by Stroma, conducted by Hamish McKeich, at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Wellington, New Zealand.