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Armidale seasons

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Armidale seasons : a song cycle for mezzo-soprano, two recorders and string quartet / music: Benjamin Thorn ; text: Chris Cunningham.

by Benjamin Thorn (2013)


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Armidale Seasons is a setting of a cycle of seven sonnets by Chris Cunningham that explore the six seasons in Armidale's weather (four is clearly inadequate), with an introductory prologue. The settings evoke the meaning of the text while occasionally also using birdsong and intertextual referfences.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 facsimile score (53p. -- A4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced

Duration: 16 min.

Contents note:

Prologue: Six Seasons? -- Hot Dry -- Torrid Wet -- Clear -- Cold -- Windy -- Stormy.

Commissioned by Chris Cunningham.

First performance by Ruth Strutt, Benjamin Thorn, Erin Thornton, Shah Biffen, Beth Kenrick, April Kelson, Sue Metcalfe — 27 Jul 14. Uniting Church, Armidale

May also be performed using a string ensemble.

Typeset edition.

ISMN: 979-0-720152-54-7

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