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My sister's song : scena for solo soprano

by David Lumsdaine (1974)

My sister's song


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My sister's song : scena for solo soprano / David Lumsdaine.

Library shelf no. 783.665542/LUM 1 [Available for loan]

Work Details

Year: 1974

Instrumentation: Soprano.

Duration: 17 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Dedication note: Dedicated to Jane Manning

Commission note: Commissioned for Jane Manning.. Commissioned by the Camden Festival, U.K.

First performance: by Jane Manning — 1975. London.

The text has been woven by the composer from two sources. All except the last verse is based on Tamil love poems from the Kurunokai, translated by A.K. Ramanujan. The last verse is from Inanna's journey to hell, translated by N.K. Sandars.

Performances of this work

6 Jul 2013: at Ellen Winhall: My Sister's Song (Richmond Uniting Church). Featuring Ellen Winhall.

1975: London.. Featuring Jane Manning.

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