Sheet Music: Score
Orphei mysteria : for mezzo-soprano, soprano and ensemble / Nigel Butterley ; words by Patricia Excell.
by Nigel Butterley (2008)
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (49p. -- A4 (portrait))
Duration: 23 mins
I. Prologue -- The Head of Orpheus -- The Lemon Tree -- II. The Lyre of Orpheus -- III. The Lemon Tree -- The Song of Orpheus -- Epilogue.
Includes text of lyrics.
The text is a response to the Orpheus myth by Patricia Excell. The Prologue and Epilogue are from the Petelia Tablet, Southern Italy 3rd-4th century BCE.
Highly commended in the Paul Lowin Award for Song Cycle, 2009.
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