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Kakapo Reborn

for bass clarinet, bass trombone, cello, double bass

Year:  2002   ·  Duration:  9m

Year:  2002
Duration:  9m

John Rimmer

Composer:   John Rimmer

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John Rimmer: Kakapo Reborn ...

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Based on the haunting, low pitched booming call of the kakapo, the world’s largest parrot, this work celebrates the virtual rebirth of this magnificent bird from near extinction through the work of the Department of Conservation in New Zealand

Commissioned note

Commissioned by the Auckland Philharmonia

Performance history

16 Nov 2002: Performed by Ensemble Philharmonia; Auckland City Art Gallery Theatre

11 Aug 2010: Waikato University Lunchtime Series

Performed by 175 East