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As water bears salt : for solo mezzo, baritone and chamber choir / Michael Whiticker.
by Michael Whiticker (1989)
As Water Bears Salt takes its name and text from the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca. It is in 3 movements. It began life in 1981 as a shorter work for vocal soloists but was fully recomposed in 1989 for the Sydney University Chamber Choir.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (16p. -- A3 (portrait))
Duration: 9 min.
Why shepherd? -- As water bears salt -- Sweet nails.
Includes performance notes.
Text taken freely from Federico Garcia Lorca's three plays Yerma, Blood Wedding and The House of Bernarda Alba.
This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.
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