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We all fall down

for full orchestra

Year:  1996   ·  Duration:  9m
Instrumentation:  3*22*2; 4231; timp., 3 perc.harp; strings | (Perc: vib., bass drum, roto-toms, triangle, glock, susp. cymbal, snare drum, tam-tam, chimes)

Year:  1996
Duration:  9m
Instrumentation  3*22*2; 4231; timp., 3 perc...

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Written in commemoration of the many children who have been the victims of war, this work was stimulated by the horrors of the conflict in Bosnia. It is an orchestral work featuring a solo cello and is loosely based on the nursery rhyme 'Ring-a-ring-a-roses' from which it takes its title.

Commissioned note

Commissioned by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

Performance history

23 May 1996: Performed by the Auckland Philharmonia cond. Carlo Franci; Aotea Centre, Auckland

28 Nov 1997: Performed by the National Symphony of Mexico, conducted by Andrew Sewell.

14 Nov 1998: Performed by the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Sewell, in Mansfield, Ohio, USA.

Performed in 1996 by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Carlo Franci

Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra,conducted by Marc Taddei and recorded at Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, New Zealand

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