Carnival of New Zealand Creatures

Dorothy Buchanan

Year

1999


Duration

20'


Movements

I. Prelude; II. Ancients; III. Insects: IIIa. Giant Weta, b. Stick Insect, c. Praying Mantis; IV. Fish: IVa. Flying Fish, IVb. Sea Creatures; V. Birds: Va. Wax-Eye, Vb. Kiwi, Vc. Giant Penguin, Vd. Yellow-Eyed penguin, Ve. Madame Moa; VI. Coda


Instrumentation

narrator, singer - flute, clarinet, percussion, guitar, violoncello


Genre

Chamber Music


Text/Libretto

Lauris Edmond


Commission

Bay of Islands Arts Festival with funding from the Millennium Trust


Source

Sounz website;