Jerre Tanner

Aukele (The Swimmer)

Instrumentation3333 4331 timp 3-perc Harp strings
Length16 minutes
Commentsbased on a Hawaiian/Polynesian myth about a swimmer hero; brass and percussion prominently featured, rousing ending
Sourcesavailable from Malama Arts Inc. phone/fax 1-808-329-5828; e-mail; snail mail Attn: Eugene Kana, Malama Arts Inc., Post Office Box 1761, Honolulu, Hawaii 96806 score and parts available for rent or purchase
Extrasrecorded by Polish Radio & TV Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Modern Masters VMM 3004
Historypremiere Honolulu Symphony Orchestra 1989, other performances include the Dubuque Sym. Orch. 1994, Grand Forks Sym. Orch. and North Dakota Ballet Theater 1995, Altoona Sym. Orch. 1997, Honolulu Sym. Orch. April, 1997 Laurence Leighton Smith conducting
ContributorJerre Tanner

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