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Canterbury Rhymes

for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

Year:  2006   ·  Duration:  35m
Instrumentation:  2*2*22; 4331; timp., 3 perc.; harp; mezzo-soprano; strings | (Perc: woodblock, sn.dr, xylo., bs.dr, cymbals, glock., tamb., cowbells, claves, susp. cym, castanets)

Year:  2006
Duration:  35m
Instrumentation  2*2*22; 4331; timp., 3 perc...

Composer:   Lyell Cresswell

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Sample Score

Sample: First page of each movement

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Commissioned note

Commissioned by the Christchurch Symphony Trust with funds received from Creative New Zealand

Text note

Texts by Fiona Farrell and Mary Ursula Bethell

Performance history

24 Feb 2007: Premiered by the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir William Southgate at the Lilburn Auditorium (Town Hall), Christchurch