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Standing Buddhas Variation

This brief Variation was written in 5 days, from February 24-29th, 2004. It is one of many written by various composers on a pentatonic hymn by Joseph Dillon Ford.

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Statement by Joseph Dillon Ford

This variation on the "Hymn for the Standing Buddhas of Bamiyan" is one of many parts of a musical sound sculpture of global scale intended to commemorate and sustain the significance of the Standing Buddhas of Bamiyan, Afghanistan, destroyed by the Taliban in 2001. For the history of this sculpture, and to see and hear its other parts, please visit the Main Page of Standing Buddhas Project.

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