Hero & Leander Opus 33 Victor Herbert
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Karl Jenkins: a life in pictures
'The Armed Man' was commissioned by the Royal Armouries Museum for the Millennium celebrations, and to mark the museum's move from London to Leeds, and it was dedicated to victims of the Kosovo crisis. In South Africa, Jenkins became the first international composer to conduct the University of Johannesburg Kingsway Choir. They performed 'The Armed Man' with a 70-piece orchestra.