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Canzona 1

for string orchestra

Year:  1943   ·  Duration:  4m

Year:  1943
Duration:  4m

Composer:   Douglas Lilburn

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Sample: 1:46-2:44

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Canzona 1 was originally written for Ngaio Marsh's production of Shakespeare's Hamlet in 1943. It is often performed together with Canzonas 2,3 and 4.

Performance history

11 Jun 2004: Performed by the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Sewell at the Norman H. Mitby Theatre, Madison Area Technical College, Wisconsin, USA.

11 Feb 2007: Performed by the Opus Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Peter Walls

13 May 2011: NZSO Made In NZ - Wellington

28 May 2011: NZSO Made In NZ - Auckland

12 May 2013: Matariki - Ensemble Polymnia

Performed by the Schola Musica of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ashley Heenan

Performed by Ithaca College Festival Orchestra conducted by Grant Cooper

Performed by the Vector Wellington Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Young in 2004

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