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Year:  2003   ·  Duration:  7m
Instrumentation:  3*3*3*3*; 4331; timp., 3 perc., pno., hp.; strings | (Perc: susp. cymbals, tam-tam, bass drum, snare drum, xylo., vib., bongos, tom-toms, glock.)

Year:  2003
Duration:  7m
Instrumentation  3*3*3*3*; 4331; timp., 3 pe...

John Rimmer

Composer:   John Rimmer

Films, Audio & Samples

John Rimmer: Lahar - AUDIO

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Sample Score

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This work was developed from two sections of The Ring of Fire (1976) - Lahar and Lament.

Commissioned note

Commissioned by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

Performance history

05 May 2009: 2009 NZSO-SOUNZ Readings 1

04 Aug 2022: NZSO | Truth and Beauty (Wellington)

12 Aug 2022: NZSO | Truth and Beauty (Auckland)

Performed by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and conducted by Marc Taddei

Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra with conductor Luke Dollman at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington.

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