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Davis / Horoneko: Pagonya - 23:34

Pagonya

As soon as in my anxious heart I hear Fear for my native country, I remember the holy Gate of Dawn And warriors on fearsome horses. Pagonya, meaing 'pursuit' or 'chased' is the historical coat of arms, the red and white, of Belorus before it became part of the USSR. The poem of the same name was written by Maksim Bahdanovič in the middle of WWI in 1916 in front-line wartime Minsk, becoming the early anthem for the country. Article 23:34 is that in which those attending peaceful protests could be imprisoned under.

composition, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet, electronics, objetcs, SW Radio: Gareth Davis
saxophone: Grigory Horoneko

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