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Reading Gaol

for baritone and orchestra

Year:  1960   ·  Duration:  11m
Instrumentation:  2222; 2220; timp, pf; strs

Year:  1960
Duration:  11m
Instrumentation  2222; 2220; timp, pf; strs

Kit Powell

Composer:   Kit Powell

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Contents note

six movements

Text note

Text: Oscar Wilde from 'Ballad of Reading Gaol'

Performance history

19 Sep 1962: Performed by Nelson Wattie (bass) and the National Orchestra with conductor John Hopkins