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Cry, the Beloved Country

Concert sequence from Lost in the Stars arranged by David Drew (1988)
for mezzo-soprano, tenor, narrator, white and black SATB choruses, and instrumental ensemble.

Song List
Performance Information

Song list

The Land
The Hills of Ixopo
Train to Johannesburg

The City
Who'll Buy
Murder in Parkwold
Fear
Trouble Man

The Trial
Cry, the Beloved Country

The Mines
Gold
Big Mole

The Judgement
The Wild Justice
Vigil and Hymn -- A Bird of Passage
Four O'Clock
Reprise

Performance Information

Orchestra: Reed 1 (cl, alto sax, fl), Reed 2 (cl, ten. sax, ob, Eng hn,) Reed 3 (cl, bass cl, alto sax); 1 tpt; piano (accordion), harp, timp and perc; 2 viola, 2 cello, 1 bass.
Duration: 35 minutes
Performance Materials: USA: RH
UK, BREV, SCAN: JW
First performance: October 9, 1988, New York, Carnegie Hall, Milagro Vargas, Damon Evans, vocalists, American Composers' Orchestra, Dennis Russell Davies, cond.

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