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Die linien des lebens : the lines of life (soprano with full orchestra)

by Calvin Bowman (2010)

Audio Sample

Performance by Sara Macliver, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Sebastian Lang-Lessing from the CD Works by Bowman, Munro and Edwards

Works by Bowman, Munro and Edwards


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Works by Bowman, Munro and Edwards

Library shelf no. CD 2214 [Available for loan]

Work Details

Year: 2010

Instrumentation: Soprano, orchestra.

Duration: 13 min.

Contents note: Frühling (Spring; 2 min., 9 sec.) -- Sybille (Sybille; 1 min., 19 sec.) -- Abbitte (Apology; 2 min., 14 sec.) -- Aus 'der adler' (From 'the eagle'; 1 min., 34 sec.) -- Auf die geburt eines kindes (On the birth of a child; 1 min., 57 sec.)  -- Der baum (The tree; 44 sec.) -- An zimmern (To the Zimmer family; 2 min., 55 sec.).

Commission note: Commissioned by Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.. Written as part of an artist's residency at Monsalvat, Melbourne

Text by German Romantic poet Friedrich Hölderlin.


Performances of this work

24 Jun 2016: at Bach: Spirit & Spectacle (The Edge, Federation Square). Featuring William Hennessy, Sara Macliver, Melbourne Chamber Orchestra.

19 Jun 2016: at Bach: Spirit & Spectacle (Melbourne Recital Centre). Featuring Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, Sara Macliver, William Hennessy.

28 Aug 10: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart. Featuring Sara Macliver, Sebastian Lang-Lessing, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.

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