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Dawn mantras (quartets: keyboard, percussion, string, woodwind)

by Ross Edwards (1999)

Also known as: Breath of the spirit

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Performance by Riley Lee, Tony Gould, Imogen Manins, David Jones from the CD Such a sky

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Dawn mantras / Ross Edwards.

Version: This product features the Multiple choirs with ensemble version of this work

Library shelf no. 782.554/EDW 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 1999

Instrumentation: Shakuhachi, piano, percussion, cello.

Composed especially for the dawn performance which took place on the sails of the Sydney Opera House at sunrise on the first day of the new millennium and was telecast live to an estimated audience of two billion people around the world. Its simple message is expressed in languages of the Asia-Pacific region and its musical resources reflect Australia's cultural diversity.

Arranged by Imogen Manins.

Analysis

Resonate article: The Song Company: Kalkadunga Man by Australian Music Centre

Videos

Ross Edwards's "Dawn Mantr"a [image montage with performance]
 

Performances of this work

Unknown date: The Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre. Featuring David Jones, Imogen Manins, Tony Gould, Riley Lee.

22 Sep 2012: at Dawn Mantra (Kings Beach Stage).

5 Aug 2011: at Kalkadunga Man (Pinctada Cable Beach Resort Broome). Featuring Song Company.

3 Aug 2011: at Kalkadunga Man (One Arm Point School WA). Featuring Song Company.

2 Aug 2011: at Kalkadunga Man (Djarindjin/Lombadina School WA). Featuring Song Company.

1 Aug 2011: at Kalkadunga Man (Sacred Heart Church Beagle Bay). Featuring Song Company.

30 Jul 2011: at Kalkadunga Man (Pinctada Kimberley Grande Kununurra). Featuring Song Company.

27 Jul 2011: at Kalkadunga Man (Darwin Entertainment Centre). Featuring Song Company.

25 Jul 2011: at Kalkadunga Man (Batchelor Institute WA). Featuring Song Company.

23 Jul 2011: at Kalkadunga Man (Ningaloo Resort). Featuring Song Company.

20 Jul 2011: at Kalkadunga Man (Gwoonwardu Mia - Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage Cultural Centre). Featuring Song Company.

18 Jul 2011: at Kalkadunga Man (Queens Park Theatre Geraldton). Featuring Song Company.

17 Jul 2011: at Kalkadunga Man (Perth Concert Hall). Featuring Song Company.

22 May 2010: at The Wellspring (Fitter's Workshop). Featuring Song Company.

7 Mar 2009: at Kalkadunga Man (Frensham School). Featuring Roland Peelman, Song Company.

4 Mar 2009: at Kalkadunga Man (Elisabeth Murdoch Hall). Featuring Roland Peelman, Song Company.

28 Feb 2009: at Kalkadunga Man (Orange Civic Theatre). Featuring Roland Peelman, Song Company.

25 Feb 2009: at Kalkadunga Man (City Recital Hall Angel Place). Featuring Roland Peelman, Song Company.

23 Feb 2009: at Kalkadunga Man (National Museum of Australia). Featuring Roland Peelman, Song Company.

21 Feb 2009: at Kalkadunga Man (Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre). Featuring Song Company, Roland Peelman.

19 Feb 2009: at Kalkadunga Man (Newcastle Conservatorium Concert Hall). Featuring Roland Peelman, Song Company.

18 Feb 2009: at Kalkadunga Man (Casula Powerhouse). Featuring Song Company, Roland Peelman.

1 Jan 00: On the sails of the Sydney Opera House at sunrise on the first day of the new millenium.. Featuring Sydney Children's Choir, Sandy Evans, Riley Lee, Ellena Baroni, Lyn Williams, Nicholas Routley, Sydney Chamber Choir, Matthew Doyle.

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