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Birtwistle, Harrison: 26 Orpheus Elegies (2003-04) 35'
for oboe, harp and countertenor

Music Text

Rilke (G)

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Territory

This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.

World premiere incomplete

04/07/2003
Pillar Room, Town Hall, Cheltenham
Melinda Maxwell, oboe, Helen Tunstall, harp, Andrew Watts, countertenor

World premiere incomplete

03/07/2004
St Andrews Church, Toddington
Andrew Watts, counter tenor / Endymion

World premiere complete

29/08/2004
Lukaskirche, Lucerne
Heinz Holliger, ob / Ursula Holliger, harp / Andrew Watts, counter-ten /

Recommended Recording

Melinda Maxwell, ob; cor / Claire Seaton, sop / Andrew Watts, cten / William Stafford & Tom Verity, cl & bcl / Helen Tunstall, hrp / Ben Fullbrook, marimba
Oboe Classics CC 2020

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