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The death of Captain Cook : an oratorio

by Anne Boyd (1978)

death of Captain Cook


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The death of Captain Cook : an oratorio on a text by Don'o Kim / by Anne Boyd.

Library shelf no. Q 782.1/BOY 1 [Available for loan]

Work Details

Year: 1978

Instrumentation: Soprano, tenor, baritone, 3 small choirs, large chorus; piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), harp, strings (

Duration: 30 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Dedication note: Dedicated to Lillian Peart, Donald Peart

Commission note: Commissioned with funds provided by Australia Council. Music Board.. Commissioned by the Sydney University Musical Society on the occasion of its Centenary

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