Fatše La Heso orchestral score

Catalogue no:

979-0-804007-30-5

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Moerane composed Fatše La Heso in South Africa in 1941, for the completion of a Bachelor of Music degree through the University of South Africa. He called it a 'symphonic poem' and subtitled it My Country, meaning, Lesotho. The orchestration is late Romantic, the harmonic language is early Modernist, and the musical material is based throughout on indigenous themes from Lesotho, which Moerane quotes in his preface to the work. It is scored for full symphony orchestra including double woodwinds, 4 horns, triple brass, piano, harp, and percussion, and lasts approximately 10 minutes. A full orchestral score and a set of parts are available.