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Canzona 2

for string orchestra

Year:  1944   ·  Duration:  3m

Year:  1944
Duration:  3m

Composer:   Douglas Lilburn

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Sample: 1:32-2:32

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About

Canzona 2 was written as incidental music for Ngaio Marsh’s production of Shakespeare’s Othello. This is often performed together with Canzonas 1, 2 and 3.


Performance history

13 May 2011: NZSO Made In NZ - Wellington

28 May 2011: NZSO Made In NZ - Auckland

Performed by the Schola Musica of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ashley Heenan

Performed by Ithaca College Orchestra conducted by Grant Cooper - the American premiere of this work given in 1996

Performed by the Vector Wellington Orchestra conducted by Kenneth Young at the Wellington Town Hall in 2004