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24 minutes
Poems from the Prison Diary of Ho Chi Minh (English text by John Birtwhistle)
Sally Burgess and York Symphony Orchestra, Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, conducted by the composer, 2nd July 2005
1 Mezzo Soprano, 1 Baritone, 2 Flute, 1 Flute (=piccolo), 2 Oboe, 2 B-flat Clarinet, 1 B-flat Clarinet (=Bass Clarinet in B-flat), 2 Bassoon, 4 Horn in F, 2 Trumpet in B-flat, 3 Trombone, 1 Tuba, 3 Percussion, 1 Harp, 1 Solo Violin, 1 Solo Double Bass, 1 Orchestral Strings
Composition date


2 July 2005

Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York

Sally Burgess (mezzo-soprano), York Symphony Orchestra cond. David Blake