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Blue Work


Aurora

for orchestra

Year:  1990   ·  Duration:  3m
Instrumentation:  2222; 4231; timp., perc.; strings

Year:  1990
Duration:  3m
Instrumentation  2222; 4231; timp., perc.; s...

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This fanfare for full orchestra was "...refreshing... (Its) gradual thickening of layers of bird calls to abrasive Varesian dissonances near the end had a concise dramatic momentum and coherence." (lan Dando, NZ Listener) (It) "...begins with sounds that could only be New Zealand ones." (LCM Saunders, NZ Herald)


Commissioned note

Commissioned by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra


Performance history

06 Jul 1990: Performed by Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by John Hopkins on 5th July 1990.

Performed by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by John Hopkins in 1990