New Morning for the World

"Daybreak of Freedom"

For Narrator and Orchestra, (text from the words of Martin Luther King, Jr)
Year
1982
Duration
23'
Category
Orchestra
Instrumentation
4(3.pic 4.pic).2.ca.3(3.bcl).3-4.3.4.1-timp.4perc(vib, xyl, glsp, 6tom-t, 2tam-t, sm button gong, 2timb, 3tri, 2b.d, 2sus cym, mar, crot)-hp.amp cel.amp pno-str
Texts
Martin Luther King Jr.
Commission
commissioned by AT&T for the Eastman Philharmonia Orchestra
Premiere
Eastman Philharmonia, premiere performance, Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center for the performing arts, Washington, DC 15. January 1983 Rochester, NY, Eastman School of Music (USA) · Willie Stargell, narrator · Conductor: David Effron · Eastman Philharmonia
Purchase
Schott Helicon
Catalog Number
EA 484 Study Score

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New Morning for the World, “Daybreak of Freedom” for narrator and orchestra.