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As water bears salt

Sheet Music: Score

As water bears salt : for vocal sextet with bells / Michael Whiticker.

by Michael Whiticker (1990)

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  • Instrumentation: Soprano, mezzo-soprano, alto, 2 tenors, bass, bells.
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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 (13p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note:

Why shepherd? -- As water bears salt -- Sweet nails.

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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- Choral music


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