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Drought-stricken grasses

Sheet Music: Score

Drought-stricken grasses : for solo piano / Miriam Hyde.

by Miriam Hyde (1964)

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  • Library Availability: 786.2/HYD 19 — Reference (not for loan) copy only
  • Instrumentation: Piano.
  • Audio Sample

    Performance by John Martin from the CD Ancient rivers


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Conjures up an Australian ambience. It was prompted by a picture of Ayers Rock (Uluru), with a foreground of parched grasses. Personified, they wait, watching deceptive grey clouds gathering, recalling the blessing of some previous sprinkle, and always longing for another reviving shower, which eventually comes with exultation and sparkle. Little runnels trickle along the red earth and disappear. The grasses are resigned again to their arid environment.

Published by: Wirripang [979 0 720164 23 6] — 1 score (9p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced — AMEB A.MusA

Duration: 6 mins

Includes programme note.

Revised 1990

Typeset edition.

This edition produced 1990.

ISMN: 979 0 720164 23 6

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