Drought : for solo soprano and SSAATTBB choir
by Lisa Cheney (2012)
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Performance by The Australian Voices, Gordon Hamilton from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 52.
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In Drought, Cheney sets the poem of the same name by late Brisbane poet, Judith Wright to music for choir/voices. The music, text and voices work together to sculpt beautiful, haunting soundscapes and images of an ever-changing Australian landscape, perched beneath an unforgiving sun.
Instrumentation: Solo soprano, SSAATTB voices/choir.
Duration: 5 min.
Difficulty: Medium — Medium to Advanced
Commission note: Commissioned by The Australian Voices.
First performance: by The Australian Voices — 8 Sep 12. Bangalow Choral Festival, NSW
- Has as subject/About: Landscape and Nature
Performances of this work
9 Jul 19: Festival of Voices, Hobart Town Hall, TAS. Featuring Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Chorus.
29 May 19: Basilica Santa Maria del Pi, Barcelona, Spain. Featuring Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Chorus.
15 Mar 15: Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church, Annandale, NSW. Featuring Sydney Antiphony.
8 Sep 12: Bangalow Choral Festival, NSW. Featuring The Australian Voices.
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