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Child in the manger, op. 72 (medium voice with guitar)

by Jacqui Rutten (2015)

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Child in the manger


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Child in the manger : voice and piano / Jacqui Rutten.

Version: This product features the Medium Voice with piano version of this work

Library shelf no. 783.67542/RUT 1 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

This piece continues my interest in Celtc sacred music and was, like all my pieces, composed by hand. I composed this piece with pencil and paper and rubber, some of my works were composed with pen. The song was composed outdoors, mainly in my garden in the Dandenong Ranges, Vic, where the traditional owners are the Wurundjeri. I compose outdoors to be part of nature and to be influenced by nature in the compositional process.

Work Details

Year: 2015

Instrumentation: Medium voice, guitar.

Duration: 3 min.

Difficulty: Medium

First performance: by Jacqui Rutten at Lunchtime Concert (St Paul's Cathedral (Melbourne)) on 4 Mar 2015

Gaelic words by Mary Macdonald, translation by Lachlan Macbean.


Performances of this work

Oct 15: Sacred Stage concert. Featuring Jacqui Rutten, Mary Knights-Rutten.

Apr 15: Melbourne Composers League concert, Montsalvat, VIC. Featuring Jacqui Rutten, Livia Judge.

4 Mar 2015: at Lunchtime Concert (St Paul's Cathedral (Melbourne)). Featuring Jacqui Rutten.

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