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The breaking of the drought : poem for voice and orchestra

by Roy Agnew

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performed by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Roland Peelman (conductor)
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Library shelf no. CD 1223 [Available for loan]

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The breaking of the drought : poem for mezzo-soprano and orchestra / Roy Agnew.

Library shelf no. 783.6754/AGN 1 [Not for loan]

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Work Details

Instrumentation: Mezzo-soprano voice, piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets in B flat, 2 bassoons, contra-bassoon, 4 horns in F, 2 trumpets in C, 2 trombones, bass trombone/tuba, timpani, percussion, harp, strings.

Duration: 10 min.

First performance: by Alfred Hill, Ila Turnbull, NSW Conservatorium Orchestra — 22 Aug 28.

Manuscript held by Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW.

Performances of this work

22 Aug 28: featuring Alfred Hill, Ila Turnbull, NSW Conservatorium Orchestra.

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