*LET MUSIC LIVE!
A short concert piece commissioned for chorus and enormous orchestra, (first version) Published by:
Highbridge Music Ltd Commissioned by:
Music For Youth
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Text by Howard Blake
National Festival of Music for Youth, with an orchestra of 2,000 players, and 500 chorus. Conducted by Simon Rattle, Howard Blake (organ) Royal Festival Hall, 6th July,1991.
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This piece was extended and enlarged for a second performance in 1996.
They gave an enormous ovation after the first performance that brought the house down...the piece had two encores, with much deafening applause; former ISM President Sir Charles Groves said it was 'the most important event that has happened since youth music started'
'Let Music Live! (2)'
A short concert piece for chorus and even more enormous orchestra
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