Suite from Innocence : for soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor and baritone soloists with orchestra
by Anne Cawrse (2020)
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Suite from Innocence : for soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor and baritone soloists with orchestra / music by Anne Cawrse ; words by Adam Goodburn.
Library shelf no. 783.1454/CAW 1 [Available for loan]
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Suite from 'Innocence' features music taken from the 2-Act opera 'Innocence', music by Anne Cawrse, to a libretto by Adam Goodburn. 'Innocence' is based upon the award winning novel "Time's Long Ruin" by Stephen Orr.
'Innocence' is a story about grief and ambiguous loss. It talks to concepts of family, connection, community, growing up and what helps or hinders people when moving through tragedy. It is an intensely moving exploration of both the pain and the hope that follows the unimaginable.
Instrumentation: Soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, 2 flutes (2nd double piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd double cor anglais), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, trumpet, tenor trombone, bass trombone, percussion (2 players), harp, strings.
Duration: 30 min.
Contents note: I. New Year's Day -- II. The Trouble With Time (Baritone) -- III. Liz's Aria (Soprano) -- IV. Rosa's Prayer (Mezzo Soprano & Soprano) --V. I Can See Danny (Tenor) -- VI. Epilogue - The Trouble With Time.
Commission note: Commissioned by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.. Commissioned by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra for She Speaks, 2021
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