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WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THE DROPPING OF ATOMIC BOMBS ON HIROSHIMA & NAGASAKI?

Year of composition: 2018-22

To the memory of victims of the nuclear attacks:

Hiroshima on 6 August 1945 & Nagasaki on 9 August 1945.

Length: 25 minutes

Instrumentation: large orchestra & fixed electronics

Opus 23 - AA232018

Movements:

i. Ghosts, 幽霊 (1950)

ii. Fire, 火 (1950)

iii. Water, 水 (1950)

iv. Rainbow, 虹 (1951)

v. Atomic Desert, 原子野 (1952)

vi. Bamboo Thicket, 竹やぶ (1954)

vii. Floating Lanterns, とうろう流し (1969)

Premiere:

What do you think about the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki? first performance was given by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Galicia in collaboration with the Santiago de Compostela wind orchestra, conducted by Casiano Mouriño at Galicia Concert Hall. Santiago de Compostela on 11 May 2018.

Score on special sale from the Hire Library, and parts in preparation.

IN PREPARATION
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Performed by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Galicia together with the Municipal Band of Santiago de Compostela.

Conducted by Casiano Mouriño,

on May 7th, 2018.

Movements:
i. Ghosts, 幽霊 (00:22)
iii. Water, 水 (05:33)
iv. Rainbow, 虹 (08:54)