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for SATB choir, taonga puoro, organ and strings

Year:  2019   ·  Duration:  8m

Year:  2019
Duration:  8m

Composer:   Anthony Ritchie

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Anthony Ritchie: Ōwheo - AUDIO

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Ōwheo was commissioned by The University of Otago as part of their 150th anniversary celebrations, for a premiere on June 2, 2019, in The Dunedin Town Hall. The text was written specially for the occasion by Dunedin poet, Sue Wootton, and takes as its main focus the Water of Leith, or Ōwheo, which flows through the university campus.

Commissioned note

Commissioned by The University of Otago

Difficulty note

This work is suitable for community choral groups, choral societies, instrumental performers of about grade 6 ability and above, proficient performers on taonga puōro.

Dedication note

Dedicated to The University of Otago

Text note

Sue Wootton, 'Ōwheo'. No copyright restrictions.