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Southern star (satb choir with harp)

by Christopher Willcock (2004)

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Performance by Gondwana Voices, Lyn Williams, Clare Kenny, Jennifer McPherson, Marshall McGuire from the CD Dreamings

This sample is of the SA choir with harp version of this work

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Dreamings / Gondwana Voices ; Lyn Williams & Mark O'Leary, conductors.

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Southern star : SATB, harp / music by Christopher Willcock ; text by Michael Leunig.

Library shelf no. 782.5525/WIL 16 [Available for loan]

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Work Details

Year: 2004

Instrumentation: SATB choir, harp.

Duration: 25 min.

Difficulty: Advanced — Amateur/professional.

Contents note: 1. Love is born -- 2. Christmas -- 3. Gratitude and grief -- 4. The Holy child -- 5. Gul gul dja mardji - 6. Hold the baby Jesus -- 7. Southern star -- 8. What did you get? -- 9. Real and right and true.

Dedication note: In memory of John and Margaret Davoren

Commission note: Commissioned for Sydney Children's Choir with funds provided by Australia Council.

First performance: by Marshall McGuire, Trinity College Choir, University of Melbourne — 19 Dec 04. Iwaki Auditorium, Melbourne

Winner of the 2006 APRA/AMC Vocal or Choral Work of the Year Award.

Awards & Prizes

Year Award Placing Awarded for/to
2006 Classical Music Awards - Vocal or Choral Work of the Year Winner Christopher Willcock

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Performances of this work

9 Dec 2017: at Gul Gul Dja Mardji: Long Is the Journey. An Australian Concert for Christmas (St James' Church (King Street)). Featuring Choir of St James' Church, Warren Trevelyan-Jones.

30 Nov 2014: at Bright Stars at Christmas (St Andrew's Uniting Church (Berwick)). Featuring Da Capo Singers, Megan Reeve, Simon Loveless.

19 Dec 04: Iwaki Auditorium, Melbourne. Featuring Marshall McGuire, Trinity College Choir, University of Melbourne.

19 Dec 04: Iwaki Auditorium, Melbourne. Featuring Michael Leighton Jones, Marshall McGuire, Trinity College Choir, University of Melbourne.

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