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The Wind in the Willows : suite for mixed chamber ensemble and narrator

by Mark Isaacs (2012)

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Performance by Mark Isaacs, Huw Jones, Dimity Hall, Julian Smiles, Melina van Leeuwen, Peter Neville, Philip South, Geoffrey Collins from the CD Hush collection, Volume 14

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Hush collection, Volume 14 : live in concert.

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Work Overview

Created for the HUSH Music Foundation which has produced CDs of music to calm patients and their families (and those caring for them) in Children's Hospitals across Australia since 2001.

For this twelfth album, Mark Isaacs created a beautiful collection of vignettes to accompany short extracts from Kenneth Grahame's immortal children's story The Wind in the Willows.

Work Details

Year: 2012

Instrumentation: Narrator (amplified), flute/piccolo, oboe, percussion (1 player), harp, violin, cello, piano.

Duration: 45 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Contents note: 1. The River Bank -- 2. Spring-Cleaning -- 3. Across the Meadow -- 4. Messing About in Boats -- 5. Down the River -- 6. Toad Hall -- 7. A Pleasant Ramble -- 8. Poop-poop -- 9. Towards the Wild Wood -- 10. Badger -- 11. Supper and Everything -- 12. Toad's Adventures -- 13. The Last Train Running -- 14. Little Portly -- 15. The Silent, Silver Kingdom -- 16. Such Music I Never Dreamed Of -- 17. The Piper at the Gates of Dawn  -- 18. This is the Place of my Song-dream -- 19. Worship -- 20. Toad's Song -- 21. Such Trials -- 22. Unhappy Toad -- 23. An Underground Passage -- 24. Toad's Song (reprise) --25. The Hour is Come -- 26. The Return of Ulysses -- 27. Joy and Contentment -- 28. The River Bank (reprise).

Commission note: Commissioned by HUSH Music Foundation with funds provided by Freedman Foundation.

First performance: by Mark Isaacs, Geoffrey Collins, Huw Jones, Philip South, Melina van Leeuwen, Dimity Hall, Julian Smiles, Andrew Ford at Hush 12 Launch (Eugene Goossens Hall) on 3 Oct 2012

Text by Kenneth Grahame, excerpts from The Wind in the Willows (1908)

Performances of this work

29 Nov 2012: at HUSH: Wind in the Willows (Deakin Edge).

3 Oct 2012: at Hush 12 Launch (Eugene Goossens Hall). Featuring Geoffrey Collins, Huw Jones, Philip South, Melina van Leeuwen, Dimity Hall, Julian Smiles, Andrew Ford, Mark Isaacs.

Oct 12: Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Ultimo Centre, Sydney. Featuring Huw Jones, Dimity Hall, Julian Smiles, Melina van Leeuwen, Peter Neville, Philip South, Geoffrey Collins, Mark Isaacs.

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