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The Night wind : voice with piano

by Margaret Sutherland (1914)

Audio Sample

Performance by Lisa Harper-Brown, David Wickham from the CD red of a woman's heart

red of a woman's heart

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Six songs

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Score

Six songs : for voice and piano / Margaret Sutherland ; edited by David Symons.

Library shelf no. 783.2542/SUT 11 [Not for loan]

Work Details

Year: 1914

Instrumentation: Voice, piano.

Duration: 3 min.

Alternative title: 'In summer's mellow midnight'

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My favourite Australian art song repertoire

Posted by Australian Music Centre on 15 July, 2013

The AMC asked leading practitioners to select their favourite Australian art song repertoire, to provide delegates to the 2013 International Conference of Vocal Teachers (Brisbane 2013) with an introduction to this rich and diverse landscape.
A short sentimental song to a text by Emily Bronte. Gentle and evocative
Adele Nisbet
The disjunct melody and some of the unexpected melodic intervals are supported in parts of the accompaniment of this short, delicate song, one of Sutherland’s earliest known songs, written when she was just sixteen years old. The tonality of the song is the aspect most likely to challenge singers at first. Singing disjunct intervals, the legato singing of sustained phrases, controlled breathing and sotto voce singing are all techniques in learning this song.
Cathy Aggett