Cantata Memoria

Karl Jenkins (1944)

Cantata Memoria 2016

3433 - 4331 - timp - perc(5) - celeste - harp - organ (optional in lieu of celeste) - strings
Duration 
50
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Written to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Aberfan disaster on 21 October 1966.

Performances 
8.10.16 Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff: Bryn Terfel (baritone) / Elin Managan Thomas (soprano) / Sinfonia Cymru / Karl Jenkins
15.1.17 Carnegie Hall, New York: Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Singers / Jonathan Griffith
26.2.17 Grace Episcopal Church, Elmira, NY, USA: Cantata Singers / Will Wickham
14.10.147 Old St John's Church, Nelson, New Zealand: Nelson Civic Choir / Chris Lukles
23.10.17 Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, New Zealand: Wellington Youth Orchestra & Choir / Jonathan Griffith
3.3.18 Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales: Philomusica of Aberystwyth / David Russell Hulme
24.3.18 St George's Christian Centre, Ashtead, UK: Youth Choirs of St Giles and St George / Nigel Perona-Wright
3
Flute
3rd piccolo
4
Oboe
3rd & 4th cor anglais
3
Clarinet
3rd bass clarinet
3
Bassoon
3rd contrabassoon
4
Horn
3
Trumpet
3
Trombone
1
Tuba
1
Timpani
5
Percussion
glockenspiel, xylophone, vibraphone, 2 tubular bells, bell tree, triangle, finger cymbals, tambourine, tenor drum, 2 bass drum (large), cymbals, suspended cymbal, tam-tam (large)
1
Harp
1
Piano
celeste (or organ if celeste not available. May also be played on keyboard)
1
Organ
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