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Organ Concerto

for organ and orchestra

Year:  1996   ·  Duration:  23m
Instrumentation:  2222; 2120; timp.; organ; strings

Year:  1996
Duration:  23m
Instrumentation  2222; 2120; timp.; organ; s...

John Wells

Composer:   John Wells

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Sample Score

Sample: pages 1 - 4

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Sample Score

Sample: first two pages of each movement (organ part only)

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This work for orchestra and organ was commissioned by Uwe Alexander-Grodd and the St. Matthews Chamber Orchestra and premiered in November 1996. Based on Maori themes, it is in three movements.

This piece was written particularly for organ at St. Matthews in the City in Auckland.

Commissioned note

Commissioned by Uwe-Alexander Grodd and the St. Matthews Chamber Orchestra.

Contents note

Three movements; last two movements linked and feature traditional Maori melodies.

Performance history

10 Nov 1996: Performed by John Wells (organ), St Matthews Chamber Orchestra conducted by Uwe Grodd at St Matthews in the City, Auckland

18 May 2010: Discover NZ Music: 2010

18 May 2010: Discover NZ Music 2: 2010

Wells plays Wells; CD Ribbonwood RCD1009

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