Sheet Music: Score
Alice : a monodrama for mezzo-soprano and orchestra / text: Fleur Adcock ; music: Gillian Whitehead.
by Gillian Whitehead (2002)
Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (141p. -- A4 (portrait))
Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.
Duration: 36 min.
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.
Includes programme note.
Copyright held by Gillian Whitehead.
Manuscript with composer.
" Written for Helen Medlyn and the Auckland Philharmonia while the composer was composer-in-residence with the Auckland Philharmonia" -- Cover.
First performance by Helen Medlyn and the Auckland Philharmonia, conducted by Miguel Harth-Bedoya at Auckland Town Hall, New Zealand, 17 July 2003 -- Composer's note.
Winner of the 2003 SOUNZ Contemporary Award.
Notation program: Sibelius 1.4 for PC.
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