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Laquiem : a suicide drowning in a hydro-commissioned lake

by Kathleen Mary Fallon and Andrée Greenwell (1998, this version: 2002)

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Laquiem : tales from the mourning of the Lac women / composed by Andrée Greenwell ; text by Kathleen Mary Fallon.

Version: This product features the Music theatre version of this work

Library shelf no. CD 587 [Available for loan]

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Laquiem : tales from the mourning of the lac women / composed by Andrée Greenwell ; text by Kathleen Mary Fallon.

Version: This product features the Music theatre version of this work

Library shelf no. 783.1354/GRE 1 [Available for loan]

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Work Overview

This work is inspired by and adapted from Kathleen Mary Fallon's literary work The Mourning of the Lac Women.

Work Details

Year: 1998, this version: 2002

Instrumentation: Scored for operatic, contemporary and spoken voices, violin, cello, cl/sax, harp, percussion.

Duration: 6 min.

Difficulty: N/A - Not for live performance

The composer has noted the following genres, subjects, influences etc associated with this work: chamber pop, hybrid, minimalist, Influences: Anderson, Glass, Nyman, Bryers, Bjørk.

Winner of the Zebra-Poetry Film Award, Berlin 2003

Supported by the NSW Film and Television Office, Young Filmmakers Fund.

Composed, script adapted and directed by Andrée Greenwell. A cinematic reimagining of the music performance work "Laquiem: Tales from the Mourning of the Lac Women".

Short film, 35mm Dolby 5.1 surround, available on DVD.

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Performances of this work

1998: The Studio, Sydney Opera House. Featuring Karen Cummings, Andrée Greenwell, Clare Grant, Naomi Radom, Jane Williams, Sue Newsome, Marshall McQuire, Leigh Giles.

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