Dinosaur at Large

Peter Maxwell Davies

Year

1989


Duration

25'


Instrumentation

solo voices, chorus - melody instruments, tuned and unpitched percussion, bass line (piano, electric keyboard, violoncello, bassoon or bass xylophone), piano, guitar


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Peter Maxwell Davies


Premiere

Leeds Grammar School, Yorkshire, Leeds Festival, 4 July 1990: pupils of Pudsey Bolton Royds Junior School, Rose Hudson (cond.)


Publisher

Chester Music and to Novello & Co. Ltd.


Comment

Music-theatre work for young performers. The use of guitars is entirely optional, though there are a number of points at which young guitarists could join in, playing a simple chordal accompaniment.


Source

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