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The World Encompassed

Composer:

Orlando

Gough

Birth year:

1953

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Year Composed:

2010

Number of parts:

6

Viol Scoring:

tr, tr, t, t, b, b

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Duration (minutes):

70

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Additional Comments:

Francis Drake took 4 viols players with him on his circumnavigation of 1577-80. Gough combines original 16th Century English consort music by Parsons, Taverner, and Tye with his own imagining of the native musics of Africa, South America and Java.

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