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He Poroporoaki

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Gareth Farr: He Poroporoaki (Chamber Ensemble)
String Quartet & Taonga Puoro

A facsimile copy of the composer's manuscript of this work is available for purchase as a performance set for perfromance and study. This material is a copy of the original composer's manuscript and is not edited or formatted for publication. This service is only available to individuals and may not be resold. (Retailers, trade customers, institutions and libraries with requests for this work, please advise your customers and patrons to contact us directly for availability: info@promethean-editions.com). The provision of this service, and/or circulation of copies of the manuscript, does not constitute the copy as a publication or published edition under the New Zealand Copyright Act 1994.

This Facsimile Edition performance set includes one spiral-bound full score book and four saddle-stitched part booklets.

About this work:

He Poroporoaki, for string quartet and taonga puoro, was co-composed by Gareth Farr & Richard Nunns for the 2008 Dawn Service Commeration at Gallipoli, Turkey. Since 2006, a Turkish, Australian, or New Zealand composer has been invited to contribute a work leading up to the 100th anniversary of the landings at Gallipoli in 2015. He Poroporoaki is the third work in this 'Spirit of Place' series of commissions (2006–2015), which seek to create an ambience before the period of silence at the Dawn Services held at the commemoration site. The five minute work was intended to feature something of New Zealand’s spirit and is a ‘deconstructed’ version of Now is the Hour.

Visit the publisher's website for more information about the work and Facsimile Edition.


Product Details

Gareth Farr
Softback score & 4 paperback parts

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