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Ceremonies and Rituals


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In one of the most adventurous Proms in the 1981 season at the Royal Albert Hall , the three works on the programme were linked thematically by their concern with various forms of ceremony and ritual. Tonight Malcolm Ruthven introduces an edited and adapted recording of that concert. Music for percussion by Harrison Birtwistle
For 0, for 0, the Hobby Horse is Forgot played by Les Percussions de Strasbourg
8.32* Music for organ by Olivier Messiaen The Ascension played by Timothy Bond
8.55* Music from Thailand played by the Thai Classical Music Group of Srinakharinwirot University,
Bangkok Donald Mitchell acts as guide
Directed by BARRIE gavin


Unknown: Albert Hall
Introduces: Malcolm Ruthven
Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Played By: Les Percussions
Unknown: Olivier Messiaen
Played By: Timothy Bond
Unknown: Bangkok Donald Mitchell
Directed By: Barrie Gavin

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