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In October Light

for chamber ensemble

Instrumentation:  alto flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, trumpet trombone, vibraphone, harp, violin, viola, cello, double bass

Instrumentation  alto flute, oboe, clarinet,...

John Elmsly

Composer:   John Elmsly

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John Elmsly: In October Lig...

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At the time of composition of this work, John Elmsly was Creative NZ/Jack Richards Composer in Residence at Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music and living in the house at 22 Ascot St, Thorndon where Douglas Lilburn lived for the latter half of his life.

Commissioned note

Commissioned by Stroma for performance in November 2015, in a concert celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Douglas Lilburn.

Performance history

02 Mar 2016: Performed by Stroma, conducted by Hamish McKeich, at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Wellington, New Zealand.