Let Music Live! (2) op.491 (September 1996)

A short concert piece for chorus and even more enormous orchestra
Published by: Highbridge Music Ltd
Commissioned by: Music for Youth
Instrumentation: 3333 4331 timp 2pc organ harp strings (but all the parts enormously multiplied for this performance (100 cellos, 25 timpani etc)
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Note on Lyrics: Lyrics by Howard Blake
Duration: 6 mins
First Performance: November 28th 1996 Symphony Hall Birmingham Simon Rattle
Sheet Music Available
Piano / Vocal score for sale
Vocal score for sale
Full score for hire
Study score for hire
Orchestral parts for hire
Recordings Available
A recording was made by Classic FM


An attempt to win the title of 'largest orchestra in the world'. 2,800 players. Producer Larry Westland.

Related Works

'*LET MUSIC LIVE!' op.426 (July 1991)
A short concert piece commissioned for chorus and enormous orchestra, (first version)

Related Autobiography Chapters

Simon Rattle's 'largest orchestra in the world' and a house in Sweden (1996)

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