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Maxwell Davies, Peter: Stone Litany (1973) 24'
Runes from a House of the Dead for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

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Viking runic inscriptions in Maeshowe tomb, Orkney (Orkney Norn, a dialect of Old Norse)

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1.picc.0.1.Ebcl(=bcl).1.dbn-2.2.2.1-timp.perc(5):glsp/marimba/ flexatone/2 wine or brandy glasses/crot/bell tree/2wdbl/2tpl.bl/ 2maracas/tab/rototoms/BD/3nipple gongs/t.bells/Chin.cym/susp.cym(with db bow)/anvil/tam-t-cel-harp-strings

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