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Work

1996
Duration:
23' 00"
Instrumentation:
2222; 2200; perc; strings
Contents:
Contains following poems: 1.Sands; 2.Otaki Poem; 3.Pee and me; 4.Spring Tide; 5. Spring; 6.Windrest; 7.What I would take out of the world; 8.Two Word Poem

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audio/mpg,935k Recording (935k) 0:00-1:00© Anthony Ritchie
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Performed by Orpheus Choir and Orchestra Wellington conducted by Philip Walsh on 27 July 1996

Programme Note

This song cycle for choir and orchestra was commissioned by the Orpheus Choir of Wellington and contains eight settings of texts by child poet, Laura Ranger.

Text Note:
Text by Laura Ranger
Commissioned:
Commissioned by the Orpheus Choir of Wellington with funding from Creative New Zealand to celebrate the 50th anniversary of UNICEF
Difficulty:
Advanced
Funders:

Performance History

World Premiere for P: Then I Understood; Orpheus/Wellington Sinf. 270796 27 Jul 1996 Performed by Orpheus Choir of Wellington, Wellington Sinfonia (now Vector Wellington Orchestra) conducted by Philip Walsh at Wellington Town Hall
Orchestra Wellington    Orpheus Choir

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