Stone river : baritone voice with chamber ensemble
by Ralph Middenway (1984)
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Stone river : songs of Hitomaro / set for baritone or mezzo-soprano and four percussionists / by Ralph Middenway.
Library shelf no. Q 783.88542/MID 1 [Not for loan]
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Version: This product features the Soprano with piano version of this work
Library shelf no. Q 783.66542/MID 1 [Available for loan]
Withdrawn: the composer has withdrawn this work and it is no longer available for sale or public performance. Materials held in the Australian Music Centre's collection are for reference and research purposes only.
Instrumentation: Baritone or mezzo-soprano, 4 percussionists (scrapers, timpani, blocks, vibraphone, Chinese cymbal, sha dik, wind machine, side drum, marimba, bull-roarer, tubophone, song bells, tom-toms, finger cymbal tree, tam-tam, tambour, bass drum).
Duration: 20 min.
Contents note: Stone river -- The sea pine -- The morning bird -- Smoke clouds.
Dedication note: "For my brother"
Commission note: Commissioned in 1984 by Ryszard Pusz - funding from the Music Board, Australia Council
Translations mostly by Geoffrey Brownas and Anthony Thwaite.
First performance 1984.
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