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Birtwistle, Harrison26 Orpheus Elegies (2003-04) 35'
for oboe, harp and countertenor

Music Text  
Rilke (G)

Scoring
Individual movements may be selected..
Abbreviations (PDF).

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

World premiere incomplete
7/4/2003
Pillar Room, Town Hall, Cheltenham
Melinda Maxwell, oboe, Helen Tunstall, harp, Andrew Watts, countertenor


World premiere incomplete
7/3/2004
St Andrews Church, Toddington
Andrew Watts, counter tenor / Endymion


World premiere complete
8/29/2004
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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