Sheet Music: Score
Eat and be eaten : song cycle for six singers / by Jennifer Fowler.
by Jennifer Fowler (2000)
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (106p. -- A4 (portrait))
Difficulty: Advanced — Advanced amateur or professional.
Duration: 45 mins
Introduction to Adam lay -- Adam lay -- Little George -- The apple tree -- From conception to birth -- Big George -- The swan -- Drinking song -- On Ilkley Moor -- Drinking song 2.
Commissioned by Song Company.
Individual songs from the cycle can be purchased separately. Please contact the AMC if you wish to purchase materials for individual songs.
Includes programme notes.
Sources of text: 'Adam lay' - Medieval lyric ; 'Introduction', 'Little George', 'The apple tree' (based on traditional text), 'From conception to birth', 'Big George' - by the composer ; 'The swan' - Carmina Burana, medieval Latin, translated and adapted by the composer ; 'Drinking song' - text taken from a 13th century French/Flemish motet, translated and adapted by the composer ; 'On Ilkley Moor' - traditional, Yorkshire ; 'Drinking song 2' - Amphis (4th century BC) translated by Tony Harrison.
Song cycle containing 9 songs, with 1 optional encore song. Individual songs may be performed separately. Can be performed with more than 1 voice per part.
'Drinking song 2' can be performed as an optional item (eg. encore item) as part of the song cycle.
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