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Prodigal Country

for baritone, SATB chorus and orchestra

Year:  1939 Instrumentation:  3 2 2 2 | 4 3 4 0 | timp+1 | str (Perc: sd-dr, cym, tri)

Year:  1939
Instrumentation  3 2 2 2 | 4 3 4 0 | timp+1 ...

Composer:   Douglas Lilburn

Films, Audio & Samples

Douglas Lilburn: Prodigal C...

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Sample: 4:01-5:01

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Text note

Texts by Robin Hyde, Allen Curnow, Walt Whitman

Performance history

23 Nov 1940: Performed by the NZ National Broadcasting Service String Orchestra, the 2YA Concert Orchestra, A Capella Singers of Wellington and Lawrence North (baritone) conducted by Anderson Tyrer in a live national broadcast on 2YA.

Performed by the NZSO conducted by Sir Charles Groves

Performed by David Griffiths (baritone), the Orpheus Choir of Wellington and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Charles Groves

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