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quickening

Sheet Music: Score

The quickening : for soprano & qin / Liza Lim ; poetry by Yang Lian.

by Liza Lim (2005)

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  • Instrumentation: Soprano voice, qin.
  • Audio Sample

    Performance by Deborah Kayser, Yang Chun Wei from the CD In the shadow's light ; The quickening

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Product details

Published by: Australian Music Centre (under licence from Ricordi London) — 1 score (40p. -- A3 (landscape))

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional

Duration: 22 mins

Contents note:

I. The quickening -- II. One lip, one tongue -- III. Ceremony for childbirth -- IV. Xin (heart) -- V. Cicadas in the body endlessly cry.

Dedication note: The Quickening' is dedicated to Joséphine Makovits. 'Xin (heart)' is dedicated to my son, Raphael
Commission info: Commissioned by the Festival d'Automne á Paris.

First performance by Deborah Kayser, Yang Chun Wei — 29 Nov 05. Festival d'Automne, Amphitheâtre, Cité de la Musique, Paris

Includes program note, performance notes, pronunciation and English translation of texts.

Together with In the shadow's light, this forms a work titled Ceremony of the seasons.

Texts are fragments of Chinese poems, from the collection 'Where the sea stands still', by Yang Lian.

Comprises five sections - four movements for soprano and qin and a qin solo entitled 'Xin (heart)', placed between the third and fourth duo movements. The qin solo was composed in 2002

This is a handwritten edition — it is not typeset.

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This work is also available in the following products:

In the shadow's light ; The quickening
CD: In the shadow's light ; The quickening / Liza Lim

 

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