Australian aphorisms : for six voices
by Andrew Ford (2013)
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Instrumentation: Six voices: 2 Sopranos, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass.
Duration: 15 min.
Contents note: 1. The averted -- 2. Death, an ode -- 3. At night on the beach -- 4. Sleep -- 5. Spring -- 6. The highest form of love -- 7. Hear the bird of day.
Dedication note: Dedicated to Nigel Butterley. 'The averted': dedicted to Nigel Butterley, at 75 ; 'At night on the beach' dedicated to Barbara Blackman ; 'Sleep' dedicated to Maria Takolander ; 'Spring' dedicated to David McCooey ; 'The highest form of love' dedicated to Elsa Latham.
Commission note: Commissioned by The Song Company.. Commissioned with financial assistance from Father Arthur E. Bridge for Ars Musica Australis, Greg Dickson and Penny LeCouteur, Barbara Blackman, Penny Lee, Janne Ryan, David Sidebottom and Daphne Sivasubramaniam.
- In the form/style of: Song Cycles
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