When music sounds : mezzo-soprano voice with piano
by Dan Walker (2012)
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Performance by Anna Fraser, Erin Helyard from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 49.
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This work draws on the mysticism and romanticism of the late 19th Century pre-Raphaelite movement. The music is reminiscent of English and American Art Song of the early 20th century, and features long undulating lines, plaintive piano accompaniment, and lush harmonic progressions. The text is by early 20th century English poet Walter de la Mare.
This work would suit a secondary/tertiary vocal student and could be performed by male or female voices.
Instrumentation: Solo voice (mezzo-soprano), piano.
Duration: 4 min.
Difficulty: Medium — Large vocal range required
Commission note: Written for Liz Neilsen on the occasion of her 70th birthday. Commissioned by members of Pinchgut Opera
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