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Memorial to Martin Luther King


Date: 1968
Commission: Mstislav Rostropovich
Dedication:
Première: 1975. Zara Nelsova, cello. Otto Werner Mueller, Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Revised: 1974
Category: Instrument/Orchestra;
Solo violoncello/2(picc)12(bass cl)2(cbsn)/4331/timp, perc, piano (celesta)
Duration: 00:19:00
Publisher: Canadian Music Centre 
Notes: An article about this composition can be found in Canadian Winds, vol.1, no.2 by Timothy Maloney (Spring 2003).
Recordings:
  • RCI 212 (Radio Canada International). Zara Nelsova, cello; Otto-Werner Mueller, CBC Montreal Orchestra. 1975.
  • RCI 601. (same artists)
  • Anthology of Canadian Music, vol.17 side 5A (same artists). 1983.
  • SMCD 5105. CBC Enterprises on CD and cassette. Shauna Rolston, cello; Uri Mayer, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. 1991.
Awards:
1991 Juno nomination for Best Classical Composition
Video:Paul Freeman, Victoria Symphony. Anthony Elliott, cello.