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Earth Song

for SA women's or children's choir and tambourines

Year:  1990   ·  Duration:  2m
Instrumentation:  3 descant recorders, flutes or other suitable instruments can be used. Tambourines could be substituted by bongos or tomtoms. Can be performed as a processional.

Year:  1990
Duration:  2m
Instrumentation  3 descant recorders, flutes...

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Sample Score

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Commissioned note

Original work, 'Hymn to Gaia', was commissioned with funding provided by the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council (1990) (Now Creative New Zealand)

Dedication note

'Hymn to Gaia' was dedicated to John Willmott

Contents note

three part canon. Formerly called 'Hymn to Gaia' and 'Song to the Earth'

Text note


Performance history

30 Oct 2009: Performed by the City of Dunedin Choir, conducted by David Burchell at the official opening of the Orokonui Ecosanctuary in Dunedin