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Danyal Dhondy Conference of the Birds


A selection of songs from 'Conference of the Birds', words by Nicholas Pitts-Tucker, music by Danyal Dhondy (instrumental raga improvised by the ensemble) . Recorded live at the premiere performance. Performed by Freya Jacklin-Edward (Crow), Esther Mallett (Swan), Benjamin Durrant (Owl), Samuel P Mitchell (Falcon), Daniel Tate (Master), Amy Lyddon (Nightingale), Lucy Cox, William Blake (Chorus), Samuel M Mitchell (Keyboard), William Ball (Oboe, Cor Anglais), Rihab Azar (Oud), Joley Cragg (Tabla), Sarah Walsh (Violin). Conducted by James Morley Potter. Sound recording by Peter Hart. Commissioned and Produced by Cantata Dramatica. Performed at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, 12th September 2020.

  • Runtime: 19 minutes, 8 songs
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