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Mr. Darwin's Dances

for orchestra

Year:  2000   ·  Duration:  12m
Instrumentation:  2222; 0200; timp, 1 perc.; strings | (Perc: susp. cymbal, bass dru, snare drum, toms, ship's bell)

Year:  2000
Duration:  12m
Instrumentation  2222; 0200; timp, 1 perc.; ...

Composer:   Jonathan Besser


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Commissioned note

Commissioned by Cally McWha for the Saint Matthews Chamber Orchestra, Auckland

Contents note

one movement

Text note

Inspired by Mr Darwin's Shooter by Australian author, Roger McDonald

Performance history

24 Sep 2000: Performed by St Matthew's Chamber Orchestra; St Matthew's in the City, Auckland