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Love's blazing fire

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Love's blazing fire : a song cycle for mezzosoprano, baritone and piano / with music by Michael Whiticker to texts taken from the Bible.

by Michael Whiticker (1991)


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Love's Blazing Fire began life as a series of 5 songs for mezzo-soprano, baritone and piano with text taken from the Bible's Song of Songs. In 1996 it became part of the one act chamber opera Love's Blazing Fire directed by John Wregg, who also wrote the libretto for the Sydney Metropolitan Opera. Love's Blazing Fire in that version does not require an accompanist as a backing track accompanies the singers.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (45p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Medium

Duration: 21 min.

Contents note: I. Black as the raven - II. You have ravished my heart - III. Behind your veil - IV. With the moisture of the night - V. My beauty, do come - VI. Love's blazing fire.

Dedication note: Dedicated to my dear friends Simone and Greg Condon.

Commissioned by Simone Young.

First performance by Wendy Grose, David Collins-White, Philip Mayers — 10 May 92. St George's Uniting Church, East St Kilda, Melbourne

"Commissioned by and written for Simone Young in 1991"

Copyright held by Michael Whiticker.

"Financial assistance [from] the Performing Arts Board of the Australia Council."

A setting of the Song of Solomon from the Bible.

"There is a computer realisation of this music available on cassette...from Sounds Australian."

Song cycle of 6 songs, with texts taken from the Song of Solomon in the Old Testament.

This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.

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