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Work

2005
Contents:
This work is part of the New Zealand Landscape Prelude series

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application/pdf,329k Score (329k) Pages 1-3 of 'Reign'© Dylan Lardelli
audio/mpg,940k Recording (940k) 0:00-1:00© Radio New Zealand / SOUNZ
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Programme Note

Reign was inspired by the imagery of the Hone Tuwhare poem Reign Again. Tuwhare’s words talk of the unwavering nature of weather.

On a musical level this short piece is inspired by the polyphonic keyboard works of J.S. Bach.

Commissioned:
Commissioned by Stephen De Pledge
Difficulty:
Advanced
Influences:
Dedication:
For Stephen De Pledge

Performance History

World Premiere for P: Reign; De Pledge 240805 24 Aug 2005 Performed by Stephen De Pledge (piano); Arundel International Festival, Sussex, UK
Stephen De Pledge
25 May 2007 Performed by Stephen De Pledge (piano)
Stephen De Pledge
27 Feb 2008 Performed by Stephen De Pledge at the Ilott Theatre, Town Hall, Wellington, as part of the 2008 New Zealand International Arts Festival
Stephen De Pledge
25 Aug 2010 Performed by Stephen De Pledge (piano) as part of the Dartington International Summer School at the Great Hall, in Dartington, England
Stephen De Pledge
06 Apr 2011 Performed by Stephen De Pledge (piano) at the Auckland Town Hall Concert Chamber in Auckland, as part of the New Zealand International Piano Festival
Stephen De Pledge
04 Jul 2011 Performed by Stephen de Pledge (piano) at St Margaret’s Church Lothbury as part of the City of London Festival
Stephen De Pledge
22 Mar 2012 Performed by Stephen de Pledge at the University of Glasgow Concert Hall (22 March 2012) and at the University of Edinburgh Reid Concert Hall (23 March 2012), Scotland.
Stephen De Pledge

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