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for piano

Year:  2005   ·  Duration:  3m 30s

Year:  2005
Duration:  3m 30s

Composer:   Dylan Lardelli

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Dylan Lardelli: Reign - AUDIO

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Dylan Lardelli: Reign - VIDEO

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Kenneth Young introduces th...

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Stephen de Pledge: Landscap...

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Sample Score

Sample: Pages 1-3 of 'Reign'

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A "landscape prelude" . Reign was inspired by the imagery of the Hone Tuwhare poem Reign Again. Tuwhare's words talk of the unwavering nature of weather.

On a musical level this short piece is inspired by the polyphonic keyboard works of J.S. Bach.

Commissioned note

Commissioned by Stephen De Pledge

Stephen De Pledge

Dedication note

for Stephen De Pledge

Contents note

This work is part of the New Zealand Landscape Prelude series

Performance history

24 Aug 2005: Performed by Stephen De Pledge (piano); Arundel International Festival, Sussex, UK

25 May 2007: Performed by Stephen De Pledge (piano)

27 Feb 2008: Landscapes

25 Aug 2010: NZ Landscapes in UK

05 Apr 2011: Stephen De Pledge at The New Zealand International Piano Festival

04 Jul 2011: Stephen de Pledge: Landscape Preludes

22 Mar 2012: Stephen de Pledge presents the "Landscape Preludes" to Scotland

Performed by Henry Wong Doe.

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