Wimmera song cycle (duos: soprano, mezzo-soprano with chamber ensemble)
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Library shelf no. CD 2274 [Available for loan]
Instrumentation: Soprano, mezzo-soprano, flute, piano, cello. (different songs in the cycle have different instrumentation)
Duration: 20 min.
Contents note: 1. Late in the night (3 min.) -- 2. Up in the little desert (1 min., 50 sec.) -- 3. Out in the big desert (5 min., 10 sec.) -- 4. In January in Murrayville (2 min., 30 sec.) -- 5. O desert (1 min., 30 sec.) -- 6. In the big desert there is a silence (1 min., 25 sec.) -- 7. There is an excellence (2 min.) -- 8. And yet the radiance (2 min.)
First performance: by Halcyon at Where the Heart Is.. a celebration of homegrown music (Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music) on 7 Sep 2010
Resonate article: Insight: music, landscape and the imagination by Ruth Lee Martin
- In the form/style of: Song Cycles
Performances of this work
13 Sep 2010: at Where the Heart Is.. a celebration of homegrown music (Carriageworks). Featuring Halcyon.
7 Sep 2010: at Where the Heart Is.. a celebration of homegrown music (Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music). Featuring Halcyon.
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