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football rattle/SD/bell tree/BD and cym with foot pedal/sandpaper/
glass wind chimes/police whistle/bosun's whistle/chamois leather
rubbed on glass/balloon to pop/thunder sheet(tam-t)/glsp/marimba/crot
-pft(=balloon)-vln.vlc-4metronomes set in motion by the players

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World Premiere
Town Hall, Adelaide
Mary Thomas, mezzo-soprano / The Fires of London / Peter Maxwell Davies

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