Alice : full orchestra
by Gillian Whitehead (2002)
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Library shelf no. CD 1094 [Available for loan]
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Alice : a monodrama for mezzo-soprano and orchestra / text: Fleur Adcock ; music: Gillian Whitehead.
Library shelf no. 783.6754/WHI 3 [Available for loan]
Instrumentation: Piccolo (doubling flute), 2 flutes, 3 oboes, 3 clarinets in B flat, bass clarinet, 3 bassoons (3rd doubling contrabassoon), 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in C, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players), mezzo-soprano, harp, strings.
Duration: 36 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.
Contents note: 1. Shipboard life -- 2. Compares her past and future -- 3. Written dialogue between father and daughter -- 4. Becomes pregnant -- 5. Father's death -- 6. Husband's death -- 7. Turned away by family -- 8. New life up north.
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