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Sheet Music: Score

Alice : a monodrama for mezzo-soprano and orchestra / text: Fleur Adcock ; music: Gillian Whitehead.

by Gillian Whitehead (2002)

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  • 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.
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    Performance by Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Helen Medlyn from the CD Alice


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Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (141p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced — Professional.

Duration: 36 min.

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.

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.

Computer-notated score.

Notation program: Sibelius 1.4 for PC.

Typeset edition.

ISMN: M-67301-739-9

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