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Blue Work

Cantata for Joanna

for mezzo-soprano, tenor, chorus, wind quintet and jazz group

Year:  1976   ·  Duration:  9m

Year:  1976
Duration:  9m

Composer:   Ian McDonald


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Commissioned note

Commissioned: New Zealand Broadcasting Co (now Radio New Zealand) for Sonic Circus, Christchurch 1976 with funding assistance from APRA. Written for Anthea Moller, Malcolm McNeill, The Aurelian Singers, Ilam Wind Quintet and Les Toots Jazz Ensemble.

Text note

Text: Based on J.K. Baxter poem "The Junkies and the Fuzz"