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Gareth FarrHikoi (Solo Percussion & Orchestra)
Concerto for Percussion & Orchestra

A facsimile copy of the composer's manuscript of this work is available for purchase as a study score for reference 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 is a spiral-bound full score book.

About the work:

Hikoi (’journey’) was commissioned by Evelyn Glennie and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. After the premiere performances in New Zealand, the work was later heard in a concert as part of the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.

Selected review of the work:

'The resulting 40 minute piece is in my opinion, the most accomplished of Gareth Farr’s large scale pieces, and the first I’ve heard for some time that does not sound hasty in its gestation. It is a most imposing work, full of contrast. The wild, Polynesian drumming is in evidence as always, but so, too, is a contemplative lyricism, always part of the Farr makeup, but here properly formed and resolved. The marriage of violin and marimba in the central section of the work is beautifully made.'

John Button, The Dominion Post, Monday 25th September 2000.

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

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Gareth Farr

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