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Blue Work


for bass voice and orchestra

Year:  1999   ·  Duration:  13m
Instrumentation:  1(1/p) 2 2 1(1/cbn) | 4 2 3 1 | timp+3 | hp | cel | str

Year:  1999
Duration:  13m
Instrumentation  1(1/p) 2 2 1(1/cbn) | 4 2 3...

Gareth Farr

Composer:   Gareth Farr


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Commissioned note

Commissioned by Jenny Gibbs

Text note

In English and Maori from poem 'Dead Leaves of Orakau' by Leon Coad (1942)

Performance history

09 Oct 1999: Performed by Conal Coad (bass), Auckland University Orchestra conducted by Uwe Grodd at Auckland Town Hall

Performed by New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Young with Conal Coad (bass)