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From the Depths Sound the Great Sea Gongs

for orchestra

Year:  1996   ·  Duration:  25m
Instrumentation:  3(1/p.2/p.3/p) 3(1.2.3/ca) 3 3 | 4 3 3 1 | timp+4(10 roto toms+bass drum) | pno/cel | hp | str

Year:  1996
Duration:  25m
Instrumentation  3(1/p.2/p.3/p) 3(1.2.3/ca) ...

Gareth Farr
Composer

Composer:   Gareth Farr

Films, Audio & Samples

Sample Score

Sample: Pages 21-23

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About


Commissioned note

Commissioned by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for their 50th anniversary celebrations


Dedication note

To Jeremy and Murray, my devoted drummers


Contents note

Part 1: The invocation of the Sea
Part 2: Thus Spake the Sea Gongs


Performance history

26 Oct 1996: Performed by New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Neville Marriner at their 50th anniversary concert at Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington

06 Mar 1997: Premier of parts 1 & 2, performed by New Zealand Symphony Orchestra cond. Sir William Southgate; Town Hall, Wellington

12 Jul 2002: Performed by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Miguel Harth-Bedoya with Leonard Sakofsky, Jennifer Raven, Ryan Trinkovsky and Shane Curry (percussion)

25 Feb 2006: Performed by the Christchurch Symphony conducted by Luc Dollman

04 Mar 2006: Performed by the Christchurch Symphony conducted by Michael Joel

08 Nov 2006: Performed by the Auckland Philharmonia conducted by Rupert Bond

16 May 2008: Discover New Zealand Music

23 Jun 2012: CSO - La Mer

14 Oct 2015: APO | Mangopare

Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Young at Symphony House in Wellington in August 1997

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