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Vanitas Vanitatum : choral setting: SATB

by Natalie Williams (2002)

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Performance by University of Melbourne Composition Choir, Hildy Essex from the CD Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 40.

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Selected Works by AMC Represented Artists, vol. 40.

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Vanitas Vanitatum : choral setting, SATB / Natalie Williams.

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Work Overview

Vanitas Vanitatum was composed for the Melbourne University Composition Choir's first semester recital for 2002. It was first performed in the Ormond College Chapel, University of Melbourne on May 22nd 2002, conducted by Hildy Essex.

The text is a verse taken from John Webster's (c.1578 - c.1626) tragi-comedy, The Devil's Law Case (1617) or, When Women go to Law, the Devil is full of Business.

John Webster. "Vanitas Vanitatum." In The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250 - 1918. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Work Details

Year: 2002

Instrumentation: SATB choir.

Duration: 6 min.

Difficulty: Medium

Commission note: Commissioned by University of Melbourne Composition Choir.

First performance: by University of Melbourne Composition Choir, Hildy Essex — 22 May 02. Ormond College Chapel, Melbourne University

Lyrics from poem by John Webster (1580-1630)

Performances of this work

22 May 02: Ormond College Chapel, Melbourne University. Featuring University of Melbourne Composition Choir, Hildy Essex.

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