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Australian aphorisms : for six voices

by Andrew Ford (2013)

30 years of song


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30 years of song / The Song Company.

Library shelf no. CD 2598 [Not for loan]

Australian aphorisms


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Australian aphorisms : for six voices / Andrew Ford.

Library shelf no. 783.165547/FOR 1 [Available for loan]

Work Details

Year: 2013

Instrumentation: Six voices: 2 Sopranos, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass.

Duration: 15 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: 1. The averted -- 2. Death, an ode -- 3. At night on the beach -- 4. Sleep -- 5. Spring -- 6. The highest form of love -- 7. Hear the bird of day.

Dedication note: Dedicated to Nigel Butterley. 'The averted': dedicted to Nigel Butterley, at 75 ; 'At night on the beach' dedicated to Barbara Blackman ; 'Sleep' dedicated to Maria Takolander ; 'Spring' dedicated to David McCooey ; 'The highest form of love' dedicated to Elsa Latham.

Commission note: Commissioned by Song Company.. Commissioned with financial assistance from Father Arthur E. Bridge for Ars Musica Australis, Greg Dickson and Penny LeCouteur, Barbara Blackman, Penny Lee, Janne Ryan, David Sidebottom and Daphne Sivasubramaniam.

First performance: by Song Company at The Lark Ascending (Albert Hall, Canberra) on 17 May 2013


Performances of this work

17 May 2013: at The Lark Ascending (Albert Hall, Canberra). Featuring Song Company.

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