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Boojum! : nonsense, truth and Lewis Carroll

by Martin Wesley-Smith and Peter Wesley-Smith (1977)

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From the CD Boojum!

Work Details

Year: 1977

Instrumentation: 2 sopranos, tenor, bass, 5 high voices, medium voice, low voice, choir, piano.

Duration: 100 min.

Commission note: Commissioned by Adelaide Festival with funds provided by Australia Council. Literature Board, Australia Council. Music Board.

First performance: by State Opera of South Australia — 1986. Adelaide Festival of the Arts

Analysis

Resonate article: Martin Wesley-Smith's Who Killed Cock Robin? by Martin Wesley-Smith

Resonate article: Boojum! in Chicago by Australian Music Centre

Resonate article: Boojum! in America by Martin Wesley-Smith

Kit: Boojum! : music resource kit for secondary schools / devised by Kim Waldock.

Performances of this work

21 Feb 15: Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, NSW. Featuring Karen Cummings, Robert Constable.

21 Feb 2015: at A concert to honour Martin Wesley-Smith (Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music). Featuring Robert Constable, Karen Cummings.

19 Dec 2010: at Boojum! (Storefront Theater). Featuring Chicago Opera Vanguard, Caffeine Theatre.

16 Dec 2010: at Boojum! (Storefront Theater). Featuring Caffeine Theatre, Chicago Opera Vanguard.

12 Dec 2010: at Boojum! (Storefront Theater). Featuring Caffeine Theatre, Chicago Opera Vanguard.

9 Dec 2010: at Boojum! (Storefront Theater). Featuring Chicago Opera Vanguard, Caffeine Theatre.

5 Dec 2010: at Boojum! (Storefront Theater). Featuring Caffeine Theatre, Chicago Opera Vanguard.

2 Dec 2010: at Boojum! (Storefront Theater). Featuring Caffeine Theatre, Chicago Opera Vanguard.

28 Nov 2010: at Boojum! (Storefront Theater). Featuring Caffeine Theatre, Chicago Opera Vanguard.

27 Nov 2010: at Boojum! (Storefront Theater). Featuring Chicago Opera Vanguard, Caffeine Theatre.

26 Nov 2010: at Boojum! (Storefront Theater). Featuring Chicago Opera Vanguard, Caffeine Theatre.

21 Nov 2010: at Boojum! (Storefront Theater). Featuring Chicago Opera Vanguard, Caffeine Theatre.

16 Nov 2010: at Boojum! (Storefront Theater). Featuring Caffeine Theatre, Chicago Opera Vanguard.

1986: Adelaide Festival of the Arts. Featuring State Opera of South Australia.

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