Parvati : clarinet solo
by Helen Gifford (2013)
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Parvati [and] Celebrations of the Apsaras : clarinet solo / Helen Gifford ; copied and edited by Kim Bastin.
Library shelf no. 788.62/GIF 1 [Not for loan]
Helen Gifford's travels to India early in her creative life have had a lasting influence on various aspects of her music. Parvati is Shiva's second consort who tended him in his cave while in grief at the death of his wife, then experiences years of penance in the wilderness before renewal and well-being
Instrumentation: Two versions: Clarinet in B flat ; or Clarinet in B flat, A and E flat (one for each of the three movements).
Duration: 4 min.
Contents note: The cave -- The wilderness -- Renewal.
Written for: Craig Hill
First performance: by Craig Hill — 10 Nov 13. Arts House, North Melbourne Town Hall
Performances of this work
10 Nov 13: Arts House, North Melbourne Town Hall. Featuring Craig Hill.
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