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Dreaming transportation : voice portraits of the first women of white settlement at Port Jackson / composed by Andrée Greenwell ; poems by Jordie Albiston.
by Andrée Greenwell (2003)
Inspired by Jordie Albiston's series of poems 'Botany Bay document', Dreaming Transportation is a dramatic song-cycle in a semi-documentary style that charts a feminine history from a contemporary perspective. This work is highly recommended as a music-drama work for upper secondary girls' schools and tertiary students.
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (275p. -- A4 (portrait))
Duration: 80 min.
Contents note: The Hull -- Inventory - What to bring when setting up a colony -- Lizzie's Reel -- Lizzie's Pact -- Sydney Gazette -- Asylum Song -- Crazy Bridget -- Mrs Macarthur's Tea Party -- Parramatta Female Factory -- Dialogue Between Two Whores -- Dorothy Paty -- Margaret Catchpole -- Letter Home: Elizabeth Macarthur -- Missing Him -- Sydney Gazette: Accidents -- Moonfish -- I do not remember -- Dreaming Transportation -- The Emanicipist finds parts of her body: feet, hands, lungs, eyes, heart -- Diary Extract (Anon).
Commissioned by Sydney Festival.
First performance Jan 03. Sydney Festival
Includes performance notes.
The composer has noted the following styles, influences, etc. on this work:
Post-modern, chamber-pop, folk, rock, imrovisation, neo-romantic and minimalist.
The title song Dreaming Transportation was awarded Best Classical song, Musicoz Awards, 2004.
This edition produced Mar 04.
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