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Sheet Music

Published: 13 May 2004

Duration: 7 minutes

Difficulty: Moderately Difficult - Difficult

ISBN: 9780193354050


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Michael Berkeley

For Mrs Tomoyasu from 'Or Shall We Die?'

Chamber version - conductor's score and parts on hire

Forces or Category: Soprano solo & ensemble

Orchestration: fl, ob, cl, bn, hn, tpt, hp, string quintet, soprano

This aria for soprano and orchestra is taken from the oratorio Or Shall We Die?. Mrs Tomoyasu was a young woman in 1945 when her nine year-old daughter died in her arms at Hiroshima. Her words, taken almost verbatim by the librettist Ian McEwan, describe her terrible experience on the day that the atomic bomb was dropped. There is also a version for chamber orchestra.

Price: Available on Request

Sheet Music

Published: 13 May 2004

Duration: 7 minutes

Difficulty: Moderately Difficult - Difficult

ISBN: 9780193354050


Also Available:


Bookseller Code (32)

Also of Interest

Michael Berkeley

For Mrs Tomoyasu from 'Or Shall We Die?'

Chamber version - conductor's score and parts on hire

Forces or Category: Soprano solo & ensemble

Orchestration: fl, ob, cl, bn, hn, tpt, hp, string quintet, soprano

This aria for soprano and orchestra is taken from the oratorio Or Shall We Die?. Mrs Tomoyasu was a young woman in 1945 when her nine year-old daughter died in her arms at Hiroshima. Her words, taken almost verbatim by the librettist Ian McEwan, describe her terrible experience on the day that the atomic bomb was dropped. There is also a version for chamber orchestra.

Price: Available on Request

Sheet Music

Published: 13 May 2004

Duration: 7 minutes

Difficulty: Moderately Difficult - Difficult

ISBN: 9780193354050


Also Available:


Bookseller Code (32)

Also of Interest