Ancient Immortal Spirit : for Mezzo-Soprano, Orchestra & Tape
by Constantine Koukias (2006)
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Library shelf no. 783.6754/KOU 1 [Available for loan]
The Olympic Hymn first appeared at the first Olympic Games in 1896 in Athens, Greece. The lyrics were written in Greek by Greece's national poet, Costis Palamas and set to music by Spirou Samara for the 1896 Games. The hymn was unofficial until 1957, when the International Olympic Committee formally adopted it.
Instrumentation: Mezzo-soprano, tape, piccolo, flute, oboe, cor anglais, clarinet in B flat, bass clarinet in B flat, bassoon, contrabassoon, 4 horns in F, piccolo trumpet, trumpet in B flat, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (2 players), harp, strings.
Duration: 8 min.
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