Op 25 The Death of Iphigenia

Words from Aeschylus’ Agamemnon, translated by Gilbert Murray    (15 mins)

i. for mezzo soprano and piano

First performance 14 March 1973 London (Wigmore Hall)
by Janet Strickland and Paul Hamburger


ii. for soprano and thirteen instruments

flute (=picc), oboe, clarinet, horn, trumpet, trombone
percussion (1), harp, piano, violin, viola, violoncello, c-bass

First performance 13 December 1978 London (South Bank)
by Jane Manning, Redcliffe Ensemble conducted by Edwin Roxburgh


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